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paan {n} (psychoactive preparation of betel leaf) :: paan {m}
pace {n} (step: step) :: passo {m}
pace {n} (speed) :: passo {m}, ritmo
pacemaker {n} (medical implement) :: marca-passo {m}
pachyptile {n} (seabird in Pachyptila) SEE: prion ::
pacific {adj} (calm, peaceful) :: pacífico, tranqüilo
Pacific Ocean {prop} (the world's largest body of water) :: oceano Pacífico {m}
pacifier {n} (for a baby) :: chupeta {f}
pacifism {n} (doctrine that disputes should be settled without violence) :: pacifismo {m}
pacifist {adj} (one who loves, supports, or favours peace) :: pacifista {m}
pacifist {adj} (one who avoids violence) :: pacifista {m}
pacifist {adj} (one who opposes violence and is anti-war) :: pacifista {m}
pacify {v} (bring peace, ending fighting) :: pacificar
pack {n} (bundle to be carried) :: fardo {m}
pack {n} (full set of playing cards) :: baralho
pack {n} (group of dogs) :: matilha {f}
pack {v} (to make a pack) :: fazer
pack {n} (group of wolves) SEE: wolfpack ::
package {n} (something which is packed) :: pacote {m}
package store {n} (liquor store) SEE: liquor store ::
pack animal {n} (animal used to carry heavy items) SEE: beast of burden ::
packed {adj} (put into a package) :: empacotado {m}
packed {adj} (filled with a large number or large quantity) :: repleto, abarrotado
packed {adj} (filled to capacity) :: lotado {m}
packed lunch {n} (picnic meal) :: farnel {m}, merenda {f}
packet {n} (small pack) :: pacote {m}
packet {n} (small fragment of data) :: packet {m}
pact {n} (an agreement; a league; a compact; a covenant) :: pacto {m}
pacu {n} (any of several species of South American fishes) :: pacu {m}
pad {v} (to stuff) SEE: stuff ::
pad {n} (block of paper) :: bloco
padawan {n} (any apprentice or student) SEE: apprentice ::
padded cell {n} (a room in insane asylum) SEE: rubber room ::
padding {n} (Soft filling material used in cushions etc.) :: acolchoamento {m}
paddle {n} (two-handed, single-bladed oar) :: remo
paddle {n} (double-bladed oar used for kayaking) :: remo {m}
paddle {n} (time spent on paddling) :: remada {f}
paddle {v} (to propel something through water with a paddle, hands or similar instrument) :: remar
paddle {v} (to walk or dabble playfully in shallow water) :: chafurdar
paddleboat {n} (pedalo) SEE: pedalo ::
paddlefish {n} (fish of the family Polyodontidae) :: peixe-espátula {m}
paddy {n} (wet land where rice grows) :: arrozal {m}
paddy field {n} (field where rice is grown) SEE: paddy ::
paddy wagon {n} (a police van for transporting prisoners) :: camburão {m}
Padishah {n} (Padishah) :: padixá {m}
padlock {n} (type of lock) :: cadeado {m}, tranca {f}
padlock {v} (to lock using a padlock) :: cadear, trancar
Padua {prop} (city) :: Pádua {f}
paean {n} (any loud and joyous song; a song of triumph) :: peã {m}, péan {m}
paella {n} (Savory, cooked dish) :: paelha {f}, paeja {f}
pagan {adj} (relating to non-Abrahamic religions) :: pagão {m}
pagan {n} (person not adhering to an Abrahamic religion) :: pagão {m}, pagã {f}
paganism {n} (local religions practiced before the introduction of Christianity) :: paganismo {m}
page {n} (boy child) SEE: boy ::
page {n} (one of the pieces of paper bound together within a book or document) :: folha {f}
page {n} (one side of a leaf of a book) :: página {f}
page {n} (serving boy) :: pajem {m}
page {n} (Internet: web page) SEE: web page ::
pageant {n} (beauty pageant) SEE: beauty pageant ::
pager {n} (device) :: pager {m}
Paget's disease {n} (Paget's disease) :: doença de Paget {f}
paginate {v} (to number the pages of a book or other document) :: paginar
pagoda {n} (a tiered tower with multiple eaves) :: pagode {m}
pahoehoe {n} (form of lava flow) :: lava encordoada {f}, pahoehoe {m}
pail {n} (bucket) SEE: bucket ::
pain {n} (ache or bodily suffering) :: dor {f}
pain {n} (suffering or anguish, especially mental) :: dor {f}
pain {n} (annoying person or thing) :: mala {f}, chato {m}
pain {n} (suffering as punishment) :: pena {f}
pain {v} (to hurt; to put to bodily uneasiness or anguish) :: doer em
pain {v} (to render uneasy in mind, to grieve) :: doer em
pain {v} (to inflict suffering upon as a penalty) :: castigar
painful {adj} (causing pain) :: doloroso, dolorido, doído
painful {adj} (suffering with pain) :: dolorido, doído
painful {adj} (requiring labor or toil) :: árduo, extenuante {m} {f}
pain in the arse {n} (pain in the ass) SEE: pain in the ass ::
pain in the ass {n} (something that causes discomfort) :: pé-no-saco
pain in the butt {n} (nuisance) SEE: pain in the ass ::
pain in the neck {n} (that which is annoying) SEE: pain in the ass ::
painkiller {n} (a drug that numbs the pain in the body) :: analgésico {m}
painless {adj} (without pain or trouble) :: indolor
painstaking {adj} (careful attentive; diligent) :: escrupuloso, minucioso, meticuloso
paint {n} (substance) :: pintura {f}, tinta {f}
paint {v} (apply paint to) :: pintar
paint {v} (apply in the manner of paint) :: pintar
paint {v} (create an image) :: pintar
paint {v} (practise the art of painting pictures) :: pintar
paintbrush {n} (thin brush) :: pincel {m}
painted dog {n} (Lycaon pictus) SEE: African hunting dog ::
painted hunting dog {n} (Lycaon pictus) SEE: African hunting dog ::
painted wolf {n} (Lycaon pictus) SEE: African hunting dog ::
painter {n} (artist) :: pintor {m}, pintora {f}
painter {n} (laborer) :: pintor {m}
painter {n} (rope) :: proiz {m} {f}
painting {n} (an illustration or artwork using paint) :: pintura
painting {n} (the action of applying paint) :: pintura {f}
painting {n} (artistic application of paint) :: pintura {f}
pair {n} (number of things resembling one another, or belonging together) SEE: set ::
pair {n} (two similar or identical things) :: par {m}
pair {n} (two people in relationship) :: par {m}
pair {n} (used with binary nouns) :: par {m}
pair {v} (to group into sets of two) :: emparelhar
pair of binoculars {n} (binoculars) SEE: binoculars ::
pair of compasses {n} (tool used to draw circles) :: compasso {m}
pair of eyeglasses {n} (spectacles) SEE: spectacles ::
pair of glasses {n} (spectacles) SEE: spectacles ::
pair of goggles {n} (goggles) SEE: goggles ::
pair of scissors {n} (scissors) SEE: scissors ::
pair of specs {n} (spectacles) SEE: spectacles ::
pair of spectacles {n} (spectacles) SEE: spectacles ::
pajamas {n} (clothes for wearing to bed and sleeping in) :: pijama {m}
Pakistan {prop} (country in South Asia) :: Paquistão {m}
Pakistani {n} (A person from Pakistan or of Pakistani descent) :: paquistanês {m}
Pakistani {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to Pakistan, or its people) :: paquistanês
palace {n} (large, lavish residence) :: palácio {m}
Palace of Westminster {prop} (building in London housing the House of Commons and House of Lords) :: Palácio de Westminster {m}
paladin {n} (heroic champion) :: paladino {m}
palaeoclimatology {n} (science) :: paleoclimatologia {f}
Palaic {prop} (Indo-European language) :: palaíta {m}
palanquin {n} (a covered type of litter) :: palanquim {m}
palatable {adj} (pleasing to the taste) :: palatável, saboroso, gostoso
palatable {adj} (tolerable, acceptable) :: palatável, tolerável, aceitável, razoável
palatal {adj} (pertaining to the palate) :: palatal, palatino
palatal {adj} ((phonetics) articulated at the hard palate) :: palatal
palate {n} (roof of the mouth) :: palato {m}
palate {n} (sense of taste) :: paladar
palatine bone {n} (bones that make up the hard palate) :: osso palatino {m}
Palau {prop} (Republic of Palau) :: Palau
palaver {n} (unnecessary talk, fuss) :: palavreado {m}
pale {adj} (light in color) :: pálido, claro
pale {v} (to become pale) :: empalidecer, clarear
pale {n} (wooden stake) :: pau {m}, poste {m}
pale {n} (heraldry: vertical band) :: pala {f}
paleface {n} (a white person of European descent, in the context of American Indians) :: cara-pálida {m}
palely {adv} (in a pale manner) :: palidamente
paleness {n} (condition or degree of being pale or of lacking color) :: palidez {f}
paleoanthropologist {n} (specialist in paleoanthropology) :: paleoantropólogo {m}, paleoantropologista {m-f}
paleochristian {adj} (relating to the early Christian church) :: paleocristão
paleoclimatology {n} (palaeoclimatology) SEE: palaeoclimatology ::
paleoethnobotany {n} (the study of plant remains from archaeological sites) :: arqueobotânica {f}, paleoetnobotânica {f}
paleography {n} (study of old forms of writing) :: paleografia {f}
paleography {n} (ancient scripts or forms of writing) :: paleografia {f}
Paleolithic {n} (Old Stone Age) :: paleolítico {m}
paleontological {adj} (of or pertaining to paleontology) :: paleontológico
paleontologist {n} (one who studies paleontology) :: paleontologista {m} {f}, paleontólogo {m}, paleontóloga {f}
paleontology {n} (study of prehistoric forms of life) :: paleontologia {f}
Palermo {prop} (province) :: Palermo {f}
Palermo {prop} (city) :: Palermo {f}
Palestine {prop} (geographic region) :: Palestina {f}
Palestine {prop} (West Bank and Gaza Strip collectively) :: Palestina {f}
Palestine {prop} (historical: Roman province) :: Palestina {f}
Palestine {prop} (historical: former British entity) :: Palestina {f}
Palestine {prop} (historical: former British Mandate) :: Palestina {f}
Palestinian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Palestine and/or the Palestinian people) :: palestino {m}, palestina {f}
Palestinian {n} (inhabitant of Palestine or Arab of Palestinian descent) :: palestino {m}, palestina {f}
paletot {n} (A loose outer jacket, overcoat) :: casacão {m}, paletó {m}, sobretudo {m}
palette {n} (board) :: paleta {f}
palette {n} (range of colors) :: paleta {f}
Pali {prop} (a Middle Indo-Aryan language) :: páli {m}
palimpsest {n} (manuscript scraped clean for reuse) :: palimpsesto {m}
palindrome {n} (a sequence of units that reads the same forwards as backwards) :: palíndromo {m}, capicua {f}
palisade {n} (wall of wooden stakes) :: paliçada
pall {n} (heraldry) :: perla {f}
palladium {n} (chemical element) :: paládio {m}
Pallas {prop} :: Palas {f}
pallet {n} (a portable platform) :: palete {m}
pallet {n} (A straw bed) :: enxerga {f}
palliate {v} (to relieve the symptoms of) :: atenuar, remediar
palliative {adj} (reducing progression and relieving symptoms) :: paliativo {m}, paliativa {f}
pallid {adj} (appearing weak, pale or wan) :: pálido
pallidity {n} (state of being) SEE: pallor ::
pallium {n} (cerebral cortex) SEE: cerebral cortex ::
pallor {n} (paleness; want of color; pallidity) :: palidez {f}
palm {n} (inner, concave part of hand) :: palma {f}, palma da mão {f}
palm {v} (to hold or conceal something in the palm of the hand) :: empalmar, palmar
palm {n} (palm tree) SEE: palm tree ::
palmar {adj} (of or pertaining to the palm of the hand) :: palmar
palm cabbage {n} (heart of palm) SEE: heart of palm ::
palmetto bug {n} (cockroach) :: barata americana {f}
palmist {n} (a fortuneteller who uses palmistry) :: quiromante {m} {f}
palm oil {n} (edible plant oil) :: azeite de dendê {m}
Palm Sunday {n} (Sunday before Easter) :: Domingo de Ramos {m}
palm syrup {n} (syrup made from sap of a palm tree) :: xarope de seiva {m}, xarope de palma {m}
palmtop {n} (personal digital assistant) SEE: personal digital assistant ::
palm tree {n} (tropical tree) :: palma {f}, palmeira {f}
palmyra {n} (Borassus flabelliformis, a palm tree) :: cibe {m}
Palmyra {prop} (city) :: Palmira {f}
Palmyrene {n} (An inhabitant of ancient Palmyra, Syria) :: palmireno {m}
Palmyrene {adj} (Of, from or relating to ancient Palmyra) :: palmireno
Paloma {prop} (female given female) :: Paloma {f}
palo verde {n} (any of a variety of trees in the genus Parkinsonia) :: turco {m}, cina-cina {f}
palpability {n} (the quality of being palpable) :: palpabilidade {f}
palpable {adj} (capable of being touched) :: palpável
palpable {adj} (obvious) :: palpável
palpable {adj} (that can be detected by palpation) :: palpável
palpate {v} (to examine by feeling) :: palpar, apalpar
palpitation {n} (abnormal beating of the heart) :: palpitação {f}
paltry {adj} (trashy, trivial, of little value) :: pobre {m}, insignificante {m}
palustral {adj} (Pertaining to or living in marshes; marshy) :: palustre
Pamir {prop} (mountain range) :: Pamir {m}
pamper {v} (to treat with excessive care, to indulge) :: paparicar, mimar
pamphlet {n} (booklet) SEE: booklet ::
pamphleteer {n} (a writer or publisher of pamphlets) :: panfleteiro {m}
pan- {prefix} (a combining form meaning "all") :: pan-
pan {n} (flat vessel used for cooking, see also: frying pan) :: caçarola {f}, frigideira
Pan {prop} (Greek god of nature) :: {m}
panacea {n} (remedy believed to cure all disease) :: panaceia {f}
panacea {n} (something that will solve all problems) :: panaceia {f}
panache {n} (ornamental helmet plume) :: penacho
Panaji {prop} (capital of Goa, India) :: Pangim {f}, Panaji {f}
Panama {prop} (country) :: Panamá {m}
Panama Canal {prop} (Canal) :: Canal do Panamá {m}
Panama City {prop} (capital of Panama) :: Cidade do Panamá {f}
Panamanian {n} (person from Panama) :: panamenho {m}
Panamanian {adj} (pertaining to Panama) :: panamenho
Pan-American {adj} (covering or representing all of the Americas) :: pan-americano
Pan-Americanism {n} (belief in the benefit of Pan-American organization) :: pan-americanismo {m}
pan-Arabism {n} (movement) :: pan-arabismo {m}
panarchism {n} (advocacy of panarchy) :: panarquismo {m}
Panathenaea {prop} (A festival in ancient Greece) :: Panateneias {f-p}
pancake {n} (thin batter cake) :: panqueca {f}
Pancake Day {prop} (Shrove Tuesday) SEE: Shrove Tuesday ::
Pancake Tuesday {prop} (Shrove Tuesday) SEE: Shrove Tuesday ::
Pancasila {prop} (the official philosophical foundation of the Indonesian state) :: Pancasila {m}
Panchatantra {prop} (a collection of Sanskrit and Pali animal fables in verse and prose) :: Panchatantra {m}
Panchen Lama {n} (second-highest ranking lama of the Gelug sect of Tibetan Buddhism) :: Panchen Lama
pancreas {n} (gland near the stomach) :: pâncreas {m}
pancreatic {adj} (of or pertaining to the pancreas) :: pancreático
pancreatic cancer {n} (malignant neoplasm of the pancreas) :: câncer pancreático {m} [Brazil], cancro pancreático {m} [Portugal]
panda {n} (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) :: panda {m}
panda {n} (police car) SEE: police car ::
panda {n} (red panda) SEE: red panda ::
panda bear {n} (panda) SEE: panda ::
pandeiro {n} (a hand-held frame drum with a round wooden frame) :: pandeiro {m}
pandeiro {n} (a square double skinned frame drum) :: adufe {m}
pandeism {n} (omnitheism) SEE: omnitheism ::
pandeism {n} (belief combining elements of pantheism and deism) :: pandeísmo {m}
pandeist {n} (one who believes in pandeism) :: pandeísta {f}
pandemic {adj} (epidemic) :: pandémico [Portugal], pandêmico [Brazil]
pandemic {n} (pandemic disease) :: pandemia {f}
pandemonism {n} :: pandemonismo
pandemonium {n} (chaos; tumultuous or lawless violence) :: pandemônio {m}, caos {m}
pandemonium {n} (an outburst; loud, riotous uproar) :: confusão {f}, balbúrdia {f}, tumulto {m}
Pandora {prop} (Character in Greek mythology) :: Pandora {f}
Pandora's box {n} (A source of unforeseen trouble.) :: caixa de Pandora {f}
panegyric {n} (praising speech or opus) :: panegírico {m}
panel {n} (rectangular section of a surface) :: painel
panel {n} (group of people gathered to judge, interview, discuss etc) :: painel {m}
panel {n} (single frame in a comic strip) :: quadrinho {m}, quadro {m}, vinheta {f}
panel {n} :: painel {m}
panentheism {n} (a doctrine that the universe is within God) :: panenteísmo {m}
panettone {n} (Christmas brioche with candied fruit) :: panetone {m}, panettone {m}
pan flute {n} (panpipes) SEE: panpipes ::
pang {n} (A sharp, sudden feeling of a mental or emotional nature, as of joy or sorrow) :: surto
Pangaea {prop} (supercontinent prior to Triassic) :: Pangeia {f}
Panglossian {adj} (naively or unreasonably optimistic) :: panglossiano
pang of conscience {n} (A feeling of shame, guilt, or embarrassment, resulting from behavior which one regrets) :: dor na consciência {f}
pangolin {n} (mammal) :: pangolim {m}
panic {n} (overpowering fright) :: pânico {m}
panicle {n} (a compound raceme) :: panícula {f}
panicum {n} (any grass in the genus Panicum) :: painço {m}
pankration {n} (ancient Greek martial art) :: pancrácio {m}
panna cotta {n} (Italian dessert made from double cream) :: panacota {f}, panna cotta {f}
panniculus {n} (a dense layer of fatty tissue growth) :: panículo {m}
pannier {n} (large basket or bag fastened to the back of a bicycle or pack animal) :: alforje {m}
Pannonia {prop} (province of the Roman Empire) :: Panónia {f} [Portugal], Panônia {f} [Brazil]
panoply {n} (collection or display of weaponry) :: panóplia {f}
panoply {n} (complete set of armour) :: panóplia {f}
panopticon {n} (type of prison) :: panóptico {m}
panorama {n} (unbroken view of an entire surrounding area) :: panorama {m}
panorama {n} (picture representing a continuous scene) :: panorama {m}
panorama {n} (figurative: comprehensive survey) :: panorama {m}
pan pipes {n} (panpipes) SEE: panpipes ::
panpipes {n} (musical instrument) :: flauta de Pã {f}
panpsychism {n} (the doctrine that all matter has a mental aspect) :: panpsiquismo {m}
pansexuality {n} (sexual orientation) :: pansexualidade {f}
Pan-Slavism {n} (movement) :: pan-eslavismo {m}
pansy {n} (plant) :: amor-perfeito {m}
pant {n} (a pair of pants) SEE: pants ::
pant {n} (a quick breathing) :: ofego {m}, arfagem {f}
pant {v} (to breathe quickly or in a labored manner) :: ofegar, arfar, arquejar
pant {v} (long for (something); be eager for (something)) :: ansiar
pant {v} (intransitive: long eagerly) :: arquejar
pant {v} (of the heart, to beat with unnatural violence) :: palpitar
pantagruelian {adj} :: pantagruélico
pantheism {n} (belief that the universe is divine) :: panteísmo {m}
pantheist {n} (person who believes in pantheism) :: panteísta {f}
pantheon {n} (a temple dedicated to all the gods) :: panteão {m}
pantheon {n} (all the gods of a particular religion) :: panteão {m}
panther {n} (big cat with black fur) :: pantera-negra {f}
panther {n} (big cat of genus Panthera) :: pantera {f}
panties {n} (short underpants for women or girls) :: calcinha {f}
pant leg {n} (either of the legs of a pair of pants) :: perna {f}
pantomime {n} (A traditional Christmas entertainment, mostly for children) :: pantomima {f}
pantomime {n} (gesturing without speaking) :: pantomima {f}, mímica {f}
pantry {n} (storage room) :: despensa {f}
pants {n} (garment covering the body from the waist downwards) :: calças {f-p}
pants {n} (undergarment covering the genitals) :: [for women] calcinha, [for men] cueca
panty {n} (panties) SEE: panties ::
pantyhose {n} (nylon tights worn about legs) :: meia-calça {f}
panvitalism {n} (belief that all things are part of a single living universe) :: panvitalismo {m}
panvitalism {n} (belief that all things in the universe are alive) :: panvitalismo {m}
pap {n} (porridge) SEE: porridge ::
papa {n} (Father (familiar, conversational)) SEE: dad ::
papacy {n} (the office) :: papado {m}
papacy {n} (the period) :: papado {m}
papal {adj} (related to the pope or papacy) :: papal
papal infallibility {n} (Catholic concept of an infallible Pope) :: infalibilidade papal {f}
Papal States {prop} (state) :: Estados Papais {m-p}
paparazzi {n} (paparazzo) SEE: paparazzo ::
paparazzo {n} (freelance photographer of celebrities) :: paparazzo {m}
papaya {n} (tree) :: mamoeiro {m}
papaya {n} (fruit) :: [Brazil] mamão, papaia
paper {n} (sheet material) :: papel {m}
paper {n} (written document shorter than a book) :: artigo {m}
paper {n} (academic paper) :: artigo {m}
paper {adj} (made of paper) :: de papel
paper {v} (to apply paper to) :: empapelar
paper {n} (newspaper) SEE: newspaper ::
paper {n} (wallpaper) SEE: wallpaper ::
paper {n} (wrapping paper) SEE: wrapping paper ::
paper {v} (to document) SEE: document ::
paper aeroplane {n} (toy aeroplane made by folding up a sheet of paper) :: avião de papel {m}, aviãozinho de papel
paper airplane {n} (paper aeroplane) SEE: paper aeroplane ::
paperback {n} (book) :: brochura {f}
paperboard {n} (thick paper) :: cartolina {f}
paper clip {n} (paper clip) :: clipe {m}, clips [colloquial]
paper cup {n} (disposable cup) :: copo de papel {m}
paper money {n} (a form of banknotes) :: papel-moeda {m}
paper tiger {n} (paper tiger) :: tigre de papel {m}
paper towel {n} (sheet of absorbent paper) :: papel toalha {m}, papel de cozinha {m}
paperweight {n} (small, decorative, somewhat weighty object) :: pisa-papéis {m}
paperwork {n} (work involving written documents) :: papelada {f}
papess {n} (female pope) :: papisa {f}
Papiamento {prop} (creole language) SEE: Papiamentu ::
Papiamentu {prop} (language) :: papeamento {m}, papiamento {m}
papier-mâché {n} (paper mixed with glue to create a sculptural object) :: papel-machê {m}, papel machê {m}
papilla {n} (anatomical structure) :: papila {f}
pappardelle {n} (broad form of fettuccine) :: pappardelle
paprika {n} (spice) :: páprica {f}
Papuan {adj} (pertaining to Papua or Papua New Guinea) :: papua
Papuan {n} (Someone from Papua or Papua New Guinea) :: papua {m} {f}
Papua New Guinea {prop} (country in Oceania) :: Papua-Nova Guiné
papyrus {n} (plant in the sedge family) :: papiro {m}
papyrus {n} (material made from this plant) :: papiro {m}
papyrus {n} (scroll or document written on this material) :: papiro {m}
Pará {prop} (state in northern Brazil) :: Pará {m}
Paraíba {prop} (a state in north-eastern Brazil) :: Paraíba {f}
parable {n} (short story illustrating a lesson) :: parábola {f}
parabola {n} (a conic section) :: parábola {f}
Paracelsus {prop} (The adopted name of Philippus von Hohenheim) :: Paracelso {m}
paracetamol {n} (acetaminophen) SEE: acetaminophen ::
parachute {n} (a device designed to control the fall of an object) :: pára-quedas {m}
parachutist {n} (parachute user) :: paraquedista {m} {f}
paraclete {n} (advocate) :: paráclito {m}, paracleto {m}
Paraclete {prop} (the Holy Spirit, the Holy Ghost, especially in its role as comforter of the faithful) :: Paráclito {m}
parade {n} (organized procession) :: parada {f}, desfile {m}
paradigm {n} (way of viewing reality) :: paradigma {m}
paradigm {n} (example serving as a model or pattern) :: paradigma {m}
paradigm {n} (linguistics: all forms which contain a common element) :: paradigma {m}
paradigm shift {n} (change in thinking from an accepted point of view to a new one, necessitated by scientific discoveries) :: mudança de paradigma {f}
paradise {n} (heaven) :: paraíso {m}
paradise {n} (very pleasant place) :: paraíso {m}
Paradise {prop} (Heaven) :: Paraíso {m}
Paradise {prop} (the Garden of Eden) :: Paraíso {m}
paradox {n} (apparent contradiction which is nonetheless true ) :: paradoxo {m}
paradox {n} (in logic: a self-contradictory statement ) :: paradoxo {m}
paradoxical {adj} (having self-contradicting properties) :: paradoxal
paradoxically {adv} (in a paradoxical manner) :: paradoxalmente
paraffin {n} (kerosene) SEE: kerosene ::
paraffin {n} (paraffin wax) SEE: paraffin wax ::
paraffin wax {n} (paraffin wax) :: parafina {f}
paragliding {n} (the sport of gliding with a paraglider) :: parapente {m}
paragraph {n} (passage in text) :: parágrafo {m}
Paraguay {prop} (country in South America) :: Paraguai {m}
Paraguayan {n} (person from Paraguay) :: paraguaio {m}
Paraguayan {adj} (pertaining to Paraguay) :: paraguaio
parakeet {n} (various species of small parrots) :: periquito {m}
parallax {n} :: paralaxe {f}
parallel {adj} (equally distant from one another at all points) :: paralelo
parallel {adj} (having the same overall direction) :: paralelo
parallel {adj} (computing: processing multipe tasks at the same time) :: paralelo {m}
parallel {adv} (with a parallel relationship) :: paralelamente
parallel {n} (one of a set of parallel lines) :: paralela {f}
parallel {n} (line of latitude) :: paralelo {m}
parallelepiped {n} (solid figure) :: paralelepípedo {m}
parallelism {n} (state or condition of being parallel) :: paralelismo {m}
parallelism {n} (agreement, similarity, resemblance) :: paralelismo {m}
parallelism {n} (grammar) :: paralelismo {m}
parallelism {n} (the use of parallel methods in computing) :: paralelismo {m}
parallelogram {n} (convex quadrilateral in which each pair of opposite edges are parallel and of equal length) :: paralelogramo {m}
parallel parking {n} (action of parking a vehicle with side parallel to curb) :: baliza
parallel port {n} (computing: physical interface) :: porta paralela {f}
parallel universe {n} (universe that exists separately alongside another universe) :: universo paralelo {m}
paralogism {n} (a fallacious argument or illogical conclusion) :: paralogismo {m}
paralogous {adj} (having a similar structure) :: parálogo
Paralympic Games {prop} (international sports competition for people with physical disabilities, see also: Paralympics) :: Paraolimpíadas {f-p}, Jogos Paraolímpicos {m-p}
Paralympics {prop} (sport event, see also: Paralympic Games) :: Paraolimpíadas {f-p}, Jogos Paraolímpicos {m-p}
paralyse {v} (paralyse) SEE: paralyze ::
paralysis {n} (loss of muscle control) :: paralisia {f}
paralytic {n} (person suffering from paralysis) :: paralítico {m}
paralytic {adj} (affected by paralysis) :: paralítico
paralyze {v} (to afflict with paralysis) :: paralisar
Paramaribo {prop} (capital of Suriname) :: Paramaribo {f}
paramecium {n} (organism) :: paramécio {m}
paramedic {n} (individual trained to stabilize people outside of hospital) :: paramédico {m}
parameter {n} (variable kept constant during an experiment, calculation or similar) :: parâmetro {m}
parameter {n} (name in a function or subroutine definition) :: parâmetro {m}
parameterize {v} (to describe in terms of parameters) :: parametrizar
parameterize {v} (to write (a database query) as a template into which parameters can be inserted) :: parametrizar
paramilitary {n} (a group of civilians trained and organized in a military fashion) :: organização/força/exército paramilitar
paramilitary {n} (a member of a paramilitary group) :: paramilitar {m} {f}
paramilitary {adj} (relating to a paramilitary) :: paramilitar
paramita {n} (perfection (Buddhism)) :: paramita {f}
paramount {adj} (supreme) :: vital
paramour {n} (illicit lover) :: amante {m} {f}
Paraná {prop} (river in South America) :: Paraná {m}
Paraná {prop} (state in southern Brazil) :: Paraná {m}
paranoia {n} (A psychotic disorder characterized by delusions of persecution) :: paranoia
paranoia {n} (Extreme, irrational distrust of others) :: paranoia {f}
paranoiac {n} (somebody who has paranoia) SEE: paranoid ::
paranoid {adj} (of, related to, or suffering from paranoia) :: paranoico
paranoid {adj} (exhibiting extreme and irrational fear or distrust of others) :: paranoico
paranoid {n} (someone suffering from paranoia) :: paranoico {m}
paranoid schizophrenia {n} (form of schizophrenia accompanied by delusions) :: esquizofrenia paranoide {f}
paranormal {adj} (can not be explained by scientific methods) :: paranormal {m} {f}
Paraná pine {n} (South American conifer) :: pinheiro-do-paraná {m}, araucária {f}, pinheiro {m} [South Brazil]
parapet {n} (a low retaining wall) :: parapeito {m}
parapet {n} (a fortification consisting of a wall) :: parapeito {m}
paraphernalia {n} (miscellaneous items) :: parafernália {f}
paraphimosis {n} (foreskin trapped behind the glans) :: parafimose {f}
paraphrase {n} (restatement of a text) :: paráfrase {f}
paraphrase {v} (to compose a paraphrase) :: parafrasear
paraplegia {n} (paralysed condition) :: paraplegia {f}
parapsychology {n} (study of that which cannot yet be explained) :: parapsicologia {f}, pesquisa psi {f}
parasaurolophus {n} (dinosaur) :: parassaurolofo {m}
parasite {n} (useless person who always relies on other people's work and gives nothing back) :: parasita {m} {f}
parasite {n} ((generally undesirable) living organism that exists by stealing resources from another living organism) :: parasita {m} {f}
parasitic {adj} (pertaining to a biological or symbolic parasite) :: parasita {m} {f}
parasitical {adj} (parasitic) SEE: parasitic ::
parasitise {v} (parasitize) SEE: parasitize ::
parasitism {n} (interaction between two organisms) :: parasitismo {m}
parasitize {v} (live off a host) :: parasitar
parasol {n} (umbrella used as protection from the sun) :: sombrinha {f}
parasuicide {n} (a suicide attempt that was not intended to succeed) :: parassuicídio {m}
parataxis {n} (in grammar) :: parataxe {f}
paratha {n} (Indian bread) :: paratha {m}
parathyroid {adj} (pertaining to the parathyroid glands or their extracts) :: paratiroide [chiefly Portugal], paratireoide [chiefly Brazil]
parathyroid gland {n} (any one of four endocrine glands situated in the neck) :: paratiroide {f} [chiefly Portugal], paratireoide {f} [chiefly Brazil]
paratrooper {n} (soldier that parachutes from aircraft) :: paraquedista {m} {f}
parcel {n} (package wrapped for shipment) :: pacote {m}
parcel {n} (division of land bought and sold as a unit) :: lote {m}, terreno {m}
parcel {v} (to wrap into a package) :: empacotar
parch {v} (to dry to extremity) :: ressecar
parched {adj} (dry) :: ressequido
parched {adj} (thirsty) :: sedento
parchment {n} (material) :: pergaminho
pardon {n} (forgiveness for an offence) :: perdão {m}
pardon {n} (releasing order) :: indulto {m}, absolvição {f}
pardon {v} (to forgive) :: perdoar
pardon {v} (to grant an official pardon) :: indultar, absolver
pardon {interj} (interjection, request to repeat) :: perdão?, como?
pardonable {adj} (capable of being pardoned) :: perdoável
pardon me {phrase} (sorry, as an apology) :: perdão, desculpe-me, me desculpa, desculpas, desculpa
pardon my French {v} (please excuse my swearing or bad language (idiomatic)) :: desculpe meu linguajar
pareidolia {n} (tendency to interpret vague stimuli as something familiar) :: pareidolia {f}
paremiology {n} (the study of proverbs) :: paremiologia {f}
parenchyma {n} (functional part of an organ, as opposed to supporting tissue) :: parênquima {f}
parent {n} (person from whom one is descended) :: pai {m}, genitor {m}
parent {n} (person who acts as a parent in rearing a child) :: pai {m}
parent {n} (source or origin of something) :: pai {m}, mãe {f}
parent {n} (parent company) SEE: parent company ::
parental {adj} (relating to parent) :: parental
parent company {n} (a company that owns or controls another company) :: matriz {f}
parenthesis {n} (a clause, phrase or word inserted into a passage which is already grammatically complete) :: parêntese {m}
parenthesis {n} ((Rhetoric) a digression; the use of such digressions) :: parêntese {m}
parenthesis {n} (either of a pair of brackets ( )) :: parêntese {m}
parenthesis {n} (both round brackets) :: parênteses {m-p}
parenthesize {v} (place in parentheses) :: pôr entre parêntesis
parents {n} (one's parents) :: pais {m-p}
paresthesia {n} (sensation of burning, prickling, itching, or tingling of the skin with no obvious cause) :: parestesia {f}
paresthesis {n} (paresthesia) SEE: paresthesia ::
pariah {n} (an outcast) :: pária {m} {f}, pariá {m} {f}
pariah {n} (member of one of the oppressed social castes in India) :: pária {m} {f}, pariá {m} {f}
parietal bone {n} (either of two bones at the sides and top of the skull) :: parietal {m}
parietal lobe {n} (Division of cerebrum) :: lobo parietal {m}
Paris {prop} (capital of France) :: Paris {f}
Paris {prop} (Trojan prince) :: Páris {m}
parish {n} (part of a diocese) :: paróquia {f}
parish {n} (members of the parish) :: paróquia {f}, paroquianos {p}
parish {n} (civil subdivision of a county) :: paróquia {f}
parish church {n} (church that serves as the religious centre of a parish) :: igreja paroquial {f}
parishioner {n} (member of a parish) :: freguês {m}, freguesa {f}, paroquiano {m}, paroquiana {f}
Parisian {n} (someone from Paris) :: parisiense {m} {f}
Parisian {adj} (of Paris) :: parisiense
parity {n} (equality, comparability) :: paridade {f}
parity {n} (math: set whose elements all belong to one of exactly two disjoint subsets) :: paridade {f}
parity {n} (math: classification into one set or the other) :: paridade {f}
parity {n} (the number of times a sow has farrowed) :: número de parições {m}
park {n} (ground for preservation of game, etc.) :: parque {m}
park {n} (ground for recreation) :: parque {m}, parque {m}
park {v} (bring to a halt) :: estacionar
parking {n} (action) :: estacionamento {m}
parking {n} (space) :: estacionamento {m}
parking lot {n} (open area, generally paved, where automobiles may be left when not in use) :: estacionamento {m}
parking meter {n} (device for collecting parking fees) :: parquímetro {m}, parcômetro {m}
parking space {n} (space in which a vehicle can be parked) :: vaga de estacionamento {f}
Parkinson's disease {n} (Parkinson's disease) :: doença de Parkinson {f}, mal de Parkinson {m}
parkour {n} (athletic discipline) :: parkour {m}
parliament {n} (institution with elected or appointed members) :: parlamento {m}
Parliament {prop} (parliament) SEE: parliament ::
parliamentarian {n} (member of parliament) :: parlamentar {m} {f}
parliamentary {adj} (of, relating to, or enacted by a parliament) :: parlamentar
parliamentary {adj} (having the supreme executive and legislative power) :: parlamentar
parmesan {n} (hard, full-fat Italian cheese from Parma) :: parmesão {m}
Parmesan {n} (parmesan) SEE: parmesan ::
Parmesan {adj} (from Parma) :: parmesão, parmense
Parmesan {n} (someone from Parma) :: parmesão {m}, parmense {m} {f}
parochial {adj} (pertaining to a parish) :: paroquial {m} {f}
parochial {adj} (characterized by an unsophisticated focus on local concerns) :: paroquial {m} {f}, provinciano {m}
parodic {adj} (of, related to, or having characteristics of parody) :: paródico
parody {n} (expression making fun of something else) :: paródia
parody {v} (to make a parody of something) :: parodiar
paroemia {n} (proverb) SEE: proverb ::
parole {n} (law: a release of (a prisoner)) :: condicional {f}, liberdade condicional
paronomasia {n} (a pun or play on words) :: paronomásia
paronym {n} (word derived from the same root/stem) :: parónimo {m}
paronym {n} (word that sounds like another word) :: parónimo {m}
parotid {n} (parotid gland) SEE: parotid gland ::
parotid gland {n} (salivary gland) :: glândula parótida {f}, parótida {f}
paroxytone {adj} (paroxytone) :: paroxítona {f}
paroxytone {n} (paroxytone) :: paroxítono {m}, paroxítona {f}
parquet {n} (the part of a theatre between the orchestra and the parquet circle) SEE: stall ::
parquet {n} (a wooden floor made of parquetry) :: parquete {m}
parrot {n} (kind of bird) :: papagaio {m}
parrot {n} (person who repeats what was said) :: papagaio {m}
parrot {v} (to repeat exactly without showing understanding) :: papaguear
parrot {n} (puffin) SEE: puffin ::
parrotfish {n} (tropical marine fish) :: peixe-papagaio {m}
parry {v} (avoid, deflect, or ward off) :: parar
parse {v} ((linguistics) to resolve into elements) :: analisar, decompor
parse {v} ((computing) to split data into pieces) :: processar
parse {v} (to examine closely) SEE: scrutinize ::
parsec {n} (parallax second) :: parsec {m}
parseltongue {prop} (language of snakes in Harry Potter) :: ofidioglossia {f}, língua de cobra [Brazil], serpentês {m} [Portugal]
parser {n} (computer program) :: parser {m}
parsimonious {adj} (Exhibiting parsimony) :: parcimonioso {m}, parco {m}
parsimony {n} (great reluctance to spend money unnecessarily) :: parcimónia {f}, parcimônia {f}
parsing {n} :: interpretando
parsley {n} (herb) :: salsa {f}, perrexil
parsnip {n} (the plant Pastinaca sativa) :: pastinaca {f}, pastinaga {f}, cherovia {f}, cenoura-brava {f}
parsnip {n} (the edible root of Pastinaca sativa) :: pastinaca {f}, pastinaga {f}, cherovia {f}, cenoura-brava {f}
part {n} (fraction of a whole ) :: parte {f}, pedaço {m}
part {n} (group inside a larger group ) :: categoria {f}
part {n} (position or role ) :: papel {m}
part {n} (section of a document ) :: parte {f}
part {n} (hair dividing line ) :: linha {f}
part {v} (to leave someone's company) :: partir
part {v} (to cut hair with a parting) :: repartir
part {v} (to divide in two) :: partir, dividir
part {v} (to become divided in two or separated) :: partir
part {adj} (partial) SEE: partial ::
part {adv} (partially) SEE: partially ::
partake {v} (to take part in an activity) :: participar
parthenocarpic {adj} (relating to parthenocarpy) :: partenocárpico
parthenogenesis {n} (reproduction from a single gamete without fertilisation) :: [Brazil] partenogênese {f}, [Portugal] partenogénese {f}
Parthenon {prop} (ancient temple to Athena) :: Partenon {m}, Partenão {m}
Parthenope {prop} (One of the Sirens from Greek mythology) :: Parténope {f} [Portugal], Partênope {f} [Brazil]
Parthia {prop} ((historical) region) :: Pártia {f}
Parthia {prop} (empire of the Parthians) :: Pártia {f}
partial {adj} (existing in part) :: parcial
partial {adj} (biased) :: parcial
partial derivative {n} (derivative with respect to one variable) :: derivada parcial {f}
partial differential equation {n} (equation) :: equação diferencial parcial {f}
partially {adv} (to a partial degree) :: parcialmente
participant {n} (one who participates) :: participante {m}
participate {v} (to join in, to take part, to involve oneself) :: participar
participation {n} (act of participating) :: participação {f}
participatory democracy {n} (Political system) :: democracia participativa {f}, democracia participatória {f}
participial {n} (participle) SEE: participle ::
participial {adj} (of or relating to a participle) :: participial {m} {f}
participially {adv} (in participial manner) :: participialmente
participle {n} (verb form) :: particípio
particle {n} (body with very small size) :: partícula {f}
particle {n} (elementary particle or subatomic particle) :: partícula {f}
particle {n} (word that does not obviously belong to any particular part of speech) :: partícula {f}
particle accelerator {n} (a device that accelerates electrically charged particles to extremely high speeds) :: acelerador de partículas {m}
particle physics {n} (particle physics) :: física de partículas {f}
particular {adj} (specific; discrete; concrete) :: específico, particular
particular {adj} (specialised; characteristic of a specific person or thing) :: próprio, particular
particular {adj} (distinguished in some way; special) :: especial
particular {adj} (concerned with, or attentive to, details; minute; precise; fastidious) :: minucioso
particular {adj} (partial) SEE: partial ::
particular {adj} (known only to an individual person or group) SEE: confidential ::
particularity {n} :: particularidade {f} , .
parting {n} (line dividing hair) :: risco {m}, risco do cabelo {m}
partisan {n} (adherent to a party) :: partidário {m}
partisan {n} (fervent supporter of a party) :: partidário {m}
partisan {adj} (adherent to a party or faction) :: partidário {m}
partisan {n} (member of a body of detached light troops) SEE: guerrilla ::
partition {n} (section of a hard disk separately formatted) :: partição {f}
partitive {adj} (grammar: indicating a part) :: partitivo
partitive {n} (partitive case) :: partitivo
partitive case {n} (case used to indicate that an object is affected only partially by the verb) SEE: partitive ::
partiture {n} (score (music)) SEE: score ::
partly {adv} (in part) :: em parte
partner {n} (someone who is associated with another in a common activity or interest) :: parceiro {m}, parceira {f}
partner {n} (a member of a business or law partnership) :: parceiro {m}, sócio
partner {n} (spouse, domestic, or romantic partner) :: parceiro {m}, parceira {f}
partner {n} (dancing partner) :: parceiro {m}, parceira {f}
partner {n} (either member of a pair in a card game or sports team (1.4)) :: parceiro {m}, parceira {f}
partner {v} (To make or be partner) :: associar-se
partnership {n} (state of being associated with a partner) :: parceria {f}
partnership {n} (association of two or more people to conduct a business) :: sociedade {f}
part of speech {n} (the function a word or phrase performs) :: classe gramatical {f}
partridge {n} (any bird of the genera Perdix or Alectoris) :: perdiz {f}
partridgeberry {n} (Vaccinium vitis-idaea) SEE: lingonberry ::
part-time {adj} (involving less than the normal time) :: de meio expediente
parturition {n} (act of giving birth) :: parto {m}
party {n} (law: particular side in a contract or legal action) :: parte {f}
party {n} (someone who takes part) :: participante {m} {f}
party {n} (group of people forming one side in a given dispute, contest etc.) :: partido
party {n} (social gathering) :: festa {f}, balada {f}
party {v} (to celebrate at a party) :: festejar, festar
party {n} (political group) SEE: political party ::
party animal {n} (person known for frequent, enthusiastic attendance at parties) :: festeiro {m}, festeira {f}
party favor {n} (souvenir for a party guest) :: lembrancinha {f}
party pooper {n} (one who dampens the fun of a group activity) SEE: spoilsport ::
par value {n} (face value) SEE: face value ::
parvenu {n} (a person who has risen, climbed up, or has been promoted to a higher social class) :: parvenu {m} {f}
Pasargadae {prop} (ancient city of Persia) :: Pasárgada {f}
pascal {n} (SI unit of pressure and stress) :: pascal
Pas-de-Calais {prop} (a département of northern France) :: Pas-de-Calais {m}, Pas de Calais {m}, Passo de Calais {m}
pasha {n} (title) :: paxá {m}
Pashto {n} (official language of Afghanistan) :: pastó {m}, afegane {m}, afegão {m}
Pashtun {prop} (Pashto) SEE: Pashto ::
pass {v} (move or be moved from one place to another) :: passar
pass {v} (change from one state to another) :: passar
pass {v} (die) :: falecer
pass {v} (elapse) :: passar
pass {v} (go through any inspection or test successfully) :: passar
pass {v} (decline to play in one's turn) :: passar
pass {v} (go by, over, etc) :: passar
pass {v} (sports: to move the ball or puck to a teammate) :: passar
pass {n} (opening, road, or track, available for passing) :: passagem {f}
pass {n} (document granting permission to pass or to go and come) :: passe {m}
pass {n} (password) SEE: password ::
passable {adj} (Tolerable; satisfactory; adequate) :: aceitável
passage {n} (section of text or music) :: passagem {f}, trecho {m}
passage {n} (part of a journey) :: passagem {f}
passage {n} (passageway) :: passagem {f}, corredor {m}
passageway {n} (covered walkway) :: corredor {m}, passagem {f}
passageway {n} (any way for passing in, out or through something) :: passagem {f}
pass away {v} (to die (euphemistic)) :: falecer, ir-se [Brazil]
passbook {n} (booklet used to record bank transactions) :: caderneta {f}
passenger {n} (one who rides or travels in a vehicle) :: passageiro {m}
passenger pigeon {n} (an extinct bird of the species Ectopistes migratorius) :: pombo-passageiro {m}
passer-by {n} (a person who is passing by) :: transeunte {m} {f}
pass gas {v} (break wind) SEE: break wind ::
passing {adj} (that passes away; ephemeral) :: passageiro, temporário, efêmero
passing {adj} (pre-eminent, excellent) :: preeminente, excelente, ótimo
passing {adj} (done only in passing; vague, cursory) :: vago
passing {adv} ((now literary or archaic) Surpassingly, greatly) :: extremamente
passing {n} (death, dying; the end) :: morte {f}, óbito {m}
passing {n} (fact of going past; movement from one place or state to another) :: passagem {f}
passing {n} (law: act of approving a bill etc.) :: aprovação {f}
passing {n} (sports: act of passing) :: passe {m}
passion {n} (any great emotion) :: paixão {f}
passion {n} (object of passionate love or strong interest) :: paixão {f}, ardor {f}
passion {n} (suffering of Jesus) :: paixão {f}
passion {n} (commemoration of the suffering of Jesus) :: paixão {f}
passionate {adj} (fired with intense feeling) :: ardente {m}
passionflower {n} (plant of the genus Passiflora) :: maracujá {m}, maracujazeiro {m}
passion fruit {n} (edible fruit) :: maracujá {m}
Passionist {n} (member of a Roman Catholic institute with emphasis on the Passion) :: passionista {m} {f}
passion pit {n} (drive-in theatre) SEE: drive-in ::
passive {n} (passive voice) SEE: passive voice ::
passive {adj} (not active, but acted upon) :: passivo
passive {adj} (taking no action) :: passivo
passive {adj} (grammar: being in the passive voice) :: passivo
passive {adj} (psychology: being inactive and receptive in a relationship) :: passivo
passively {adv} (in a passive manner; without conscious or self-directed action) :: passivamente
passiveness {n} (passivity) SEE: passivity ::
passive vocabulary {n} (words and phrases that someone understands but does not commonly use) :: vocabulário passivo {m}
passive voice {n} (grammatical term) :: voz passiva {f}
passivity {n} (the state of being passive) :: passividade {f}
pass off {v} (to happen) :: transitar, suceder
pass off {v} (to misrepresent) :: passar
pass off {v} (to abate, to cease) :: esclarecer
pass on {v} (To die) SEE: die ::
pass out {v} (to faint) :: desmaiar
pass out {v} (to distribute) :: distribuir
Passover {prop} (Jewish festival) :: Pessach {m}, páscoa judaica {f}
passport {n} (official document) :: passaporte {m}
password {n} (word used to gain admittance) :: senha {f}, palavra-passe {f}
password {n} (computing: string of characters known only to a user) :: senha {f}, palavra-passe {f}
past {adj} (ago) SEE: ago ::
past {n} (period of time that has already happened) :: passado {m}
past {n} ((grammar) past tense) :: pretérito {m}, passado {m}
past {adj} (having already happened; in the past) :: passado
past {adj} (of a period of time: having just gone by) :: passado
past {adj} (grammar: expressing action that has already happened) :: passado, pretérito
past {adv} (in a direction that passes) :: por (aqui)
past {prep} (beyond in place) :: além de, depois de
pasta {n} (dough) :: massa {f}
past anterior {n} (a compound tense used in literary French, Spanish, and Italian) :: passado anterior {m}
paste {n} (lead-containing glass, or an artificial gemstone thereof) :: strass {m}
paste {v} (to cause to stick, adhere) :: aderir, colar
paste {v} (to insert a piece of text) :: colar
pastel {n} (any of several subdued tints of colors) :: pastel {m}
pastel {n} (drawing made with these colors) :: pastel {m}
pastel {n} (type of dried paste) :: pastel {m}
pastel {n} (crayon made from such a paste) :: pastel {m}
pastellist {n} (an artist who works in pastels) :: pastelista {m} {f}
pasteurisation {n} (treatment of perishable food) :: pasteurização {f}
past historic tense {n} (tense) :: pretérito perfeito
pastiche {n} (work that imitates the work of a previous artist) :: pastiche {m}, pasticho {m}
pastiche {n} (musical medley) :: pot-pourri {m}
pastime {n} (that which amuses) :: passatempo {m}
pastor {n} (shepherd) SEE: shepherd ::
pastor {n} (a minister or priest) :: pastor {m}
pastoral {adj} (of or pertaining to shepherds) :: pastoral, pastoril
pastoral {adj} (relating to the care of souls, or to the pastor of a church) :: pastoral
past participle {n} (past participle) :: particípio passado {m}
past perfect {n} (pluperfect tense) SEE: pluperfect tense ::
past perfect {n} (tense) :: pretérito perfeito {m}
pastrami {n} (seasoned smoked cut of beef) :: pastrami {m}
pastry {n} (food group) :: pastel {m}
past tense {n} (form of language) :: pretérito {m}, passado {m}
pasture {v} (graze) SEE: graze ::
pasture {n} (land on which cattle can be kept for feeding) :: pasto
pastureland {n} (land for grazing) :: pastagem
pat {n} (sound of a light slap or tap) :: batidinha {f}, estalo
pat {n} (light tap or slap) :: batidinha {f}, tapinha {m}
pat {v} (to tap gently) :: dar um tapinha
pataca {n} (monetary unit of Macau) :: pataca {f}, pataca de Macau {f}
Patagonia {prop} (geographical region) :: Patagónia [Portugal], Patagônia [Brazil]
patch {n} (figuratively: fit) SEE: fit ::
patch {n} (paltry fellow) SEE: fool ::
patch {n} (piece of cloth used to repair a garment) :: remendo {m}, remendo {m}
patch {n} (computing: file describing changes made to source code) :: patch {m}, correção {f}
patch {v} (mend by sewing on cloth) :: remendar
patch {v} (computing: update source code with a patch) :: corrigir
patch {n} (computing: patch file) SEE: patch file ::
patch file {n} (patch) SEE: patch ::
patch file {n} (input to a patch program) :: arquivo de patch {m} [Brasil], arquivo de correção {m} [Brasil], ficheiro de patch {m} [Portugal], ficheiro de correcção {m} [Portugal]
patchouli {n} (any of several East Indian plants) :: patchuli {m}
patchouli {n} (the oil or perfume made from these plants) :: patchuli {m}
patella {n} (kneecap) SEE: kneecap ::
patellar {adj} (near or relating to the patella or kneecap) :: patelar
paten {n} (plate for the host during Eucharist) :: pátena {f}, patena {f}
patent {n} (declaration issued by a government to an inventor) :: patente {f}
patent {v} (successfully register an invention with a government agency; to secure a letter patent) :: patentear
patent {adj} (explicit and obvious) :: patente
paternal {adj} (of or pertaining to one's father) :: paterno
paternal {adj} (fatherly; behaving as or characteristic of a father) :: paterno
paternal {adj} (received or inherited from one's father) :: paterno
paternal aunt {n} (the sister of one's father) :: tia {f}
paternal grandfather {n} (one's father's father) :: avô paterno, avô {m}
paternal grandmother {n} (one's father's mother) :: avó paterna {f}
paternal uncle {n} (brother of one's father) :: tio, tio paterno
paternity {n} (fatherhood) SEE: fatherhood ::
paternoster {n} (a rosary) SEE: rosary ::
path {n} (a trail for the use of, or worn by, pedestrians) :: trilha {f}, caminho {m}, senda {f}
path {n} (a course taken) :: caminho {m}
path {n} (a metaphorical course) :: caminho {m}
path {n} (a method or direction of proceeding) :: caminho
path {n} (computing: a specification for a location within a hierarchical or tree-like structure) :: endereço {m}
path {n} (graph theory: a sequence of vertices from one vertex to another) :: caminho {m}
pathetic {adj} (arousing pity, sympathy, or compassion) :: patético
pathetic {adj} (arousing scorn or contempt) :: patético
pathogen {n} (an organism or substance that causes disease) :: patógeno {m}
pathogenesis {n} (pathogenesis) :: patogenia
pathogenic {adj} (able to cause disease) :: patogénico {m}
pathologic {adj} (pathological) :: patológico
pathological {adj} (pertaining to pathology) :: patológico
pathologist {n} (expert in pathology) :: patologista {m} {f}
pathology {n} (branch of medicine) :: patologia {f}
pathology {n} (abnormality) :: patologia {f}
pathos {n} (the quality or property of anything which touches the feelings or excites emotions) :: pathos {m}, páthos {m}, patos {m}
pathway {n} (biochemistry: sequence of biochemical compounds) :: via
patience {n} (quality of being patient) :: paciência {f}
patience {n} (game that can be played by one person) :: paciência {f}
patience is a virtue {proverb} (it is better to be patient than impatient) :: a paciência é uma virtude
patient {adj} (not losing one's temper while waiting) :: paciente {m} {f}
patient {n} (someone who receives treatment from a doctor) :: paciente {m}
patiently {adv} (in a patient manner) :: pacientemente
Patil {prop} (surname) :: Patil {m} {f}
patina {n} (color or incrustation which age and wear give to objects) :: pátina {f}
patio {n} (a paved outside area, adjoining a house, used for dining or recreation) :: pátio {m}
patio {n} (an inner courtyard typical of traditional Spanish houses) :: pátio {m}
patisserie {n} (pastry shop) :: patisseria {f}, confeitaria {f}
Patras {prop} (city of Greece) :: Patras {f}
patriarch {n} (male leader) :: patriarca {m}
patriarchal {adj} (relating to patriarchy) :: patriarcal
patriarchy {n} (social system) :: patriarquia {f}, patriarcado {m}
Patricia {prop} (female given name) :: Patrícia
patrician {n} (member of Roman aristocracy) :: patrício {m}
patrician {n} (nobleman) :: patrício {m}, nobre {m}
patricide {n} (murder of one's father) :: parricídio {m}, patricídio {m}
patricide {n} (murderer of own father) :: parricida {m} {f}, patricida {m} {f}
Patrick {prop} (given name) :: Patrício
patrilocality {n} (practice whereupon a married couple lives with or near the family of the husband) :: patrilocalidade {f}
patrimony {n} (inheritance from one's ancestor) :: património {m}, patrimônio {m} [Brazil]
patriot {n} (person who loves, supports and defends their country) :: patriota {m} {f}
patriotic {adj} (inspired by patriotism) :: patriota, patriótico
patriotism {n} (love of one's own country) :: patriotismo {m}
Patroclus {prop} (character in the Iliad) :: Pátroclo {m}
patrol {n} (going of the rounds) :: patrulha {f}, patrulhamento {m}
patrol {n} (movement by a small body of troops beyond the line of outposts) :: patrulha {f}
patrol {n} (guard or men who go the rounds for observation) :: patrulha {f}
patrol {n} (perambulation of a particular line or district) :: patrulha {f}
patrol {v} (go the rounds along a chain of sentinels) :: patrulhar
patrol {v} (go the rounds of, as a sentry, guard or policeman) :: patrulhar
patron {n} (customer) :: cliente {m}
patron {n} (wealthy individual who supports an artist etc.) :: mecenas {m} {f}
patronage {n} (the act of providing approval and support) :: mecenato {m}, patronato {m}
patronage {n} (granting favours or giving contracts or making appointments to office in return for political support) :: clientelismo {m}
patronising {adj} (offensively condescending) SEE: condescending ::
patronize {v} (to make a patron) :: patrocinar, apadrinhar
patronize {v} (to defend, protect, support) :: apadrinhar
patronize {v} (to assume a tone of unjustified superiority) :: tratar condescendentemente
patronize {v} (to make oneself a customer of a business) :: frequentar
patronizing {adj} (offensively condescending) SEE: condescending ::
patron saint {n} (saint from whom a specific group claims special protection or prayer) :: patrono {m}, padroeiro {m}, orago {m}
patronymic {n} (a name from father's name) :: patronímico {m}
pattern {n} (that from which a copy is made) :: molde {m}, modelo {m}
pattern {n} (motif or decoration) :: padrão {m}
paucity {n} (fewness in number; a small number) :: penúria {f}
Paul {prop} (the Apostle) :: Paulo
Paul {prop} (male given name) :: Paulo
Paula {prop} (female given name) :: Paula {f}
Paulette {prop} (female given name) :: Paulete {f}
Pauline {prop} (female given name) :: Paulina {f}, Pauline {f}
Pauline {adj} (of or relating to the Apostle Paul and his doctrines) :: paulino
paunch {n} (first stomach of ruminant; rumen) :: pança {f}
paunch {n} (large, protruding belly) :: pança {f}
pauper {n} (one who is extremely poor) :: indigente {m} {f}
pause {v} (to interrupt something) :: pausar
pause {n} (temporary stop or rest) :: pausa {f}
pave {v} ((British) to cover with paving stones) :: pavimentar
pave {v} ((North American) to cover with stones, asphalt, etc) :: pavimentar
paved {adj} (covered in pavement) :: pavimentado
pavement {n} (footpath) :: calçada {f}
pavement {n} (surface of road) :: pavimento {m}
pavilion {n} (ornate tent) :: pavilhão {m}
pavilion {n} (light roofed structure used as a shelter in a public place) :: pavilhão {m}
pavilion {n} (structure erected to house exhibits at a fair, etc) :: pavilhão {m}
pavilion {n} (cartiliginous part of the outer ear) SEE: pinna ::
Pavo {prop} (constellation of the southern sky) :: Pavão {m}
paw {n} (soft foot of an animal) :: pata {f}
paw {v} (to touch someone (with the hands) in a sexual way) :: apalpar
pawn {n} (chess piece) :: peão {m}
pawn {n} (someone who is being manipulated) :: peão {m}
pawn {n} (instance of pawning something) :: penhora {f}
pawn {n} ((rare) type of shop) :: topa-tudo {m}, casa de penhores {f}, penhora {f}
pawn {v} (give as security for loan) :: penhorar, empenhar
pawnbroker {n} (person who makes monetary loans at interest, taking personal property as security) :: penhorista {m} {f}
pawnshop {n} (business premises of a pawnbroker) :: casa de penhores {f}
pawpaw {n} (fruit) :: mamão {m}
pay {v} (to give money in exchange for goods or services) :: pagar
pay {v} (to give (e.g. attention)) :: prestar
pay {v} (to be profitable) :: compensar
pay {n} (money given in return for work) :: pagamento {m}
pay attention {v} (to be attentive) :: prestar atenção
payback {n} (an act of revenge) :: forra {f} [Brazil], troco {m}
payback {n} (a form of recompense) :: retorno {m}
payday {n} (day on which an employee's salary is paid) :: dia de pagamento {m}
payer {n} (one who pays) :: pagante {m} {f}, pagador {m}
payment {n} (the act of paying) :: pagamento
payment {n} (a sum of money paid in exchange for goods or services) :: pagamento {m}
pay off {v} (to become worthwhile; to produce a net benefit) :: compensar
pay-off {n} (a payment) :: pagamento {m}
pay-off {n} (a reward) :: recompensa {f}
pay-off {n} (a bribe) :: suborno {m}
payslip {n} (document of employee's wage or salary) :: holerite {m}
pay the bills {v} (provide enough income) :: pagar as contas
paywall {n} (a feature of a website that only allows access to paying subscribers) :: muro de pagamento {m}, paywall {m}
pea {n} (plant) :: ervilha
pea {n} (edible seed) :: ervilha {f}
peace {n} (tranquility, quiet, harmony; absence of violence) :: paz {f}
peace {n} (state of mind) :: paz {f}
peace {n} (harmony; lack of conflict in personal relations) :: paz {f}
peace {n} (state of being free from war) :: paz {f}
peace and quiet {n} (tranquility) :: calmaria {f}
peaceful {adj} (not at war or disturbed by strife or turmoil) :: pacífico
peaceful {adj} (inclined to peace; peaceable) :: pacífico
peaceful {adj} (motionless and calm; placid) :: calmo, tranquilo
peaceful coexistence {n} (mutual non-interference) :: coexistência pacífica {f}
peacefully {adv} (in a peaceful manner) :: pacificamente
peace of mind {n} (absence of mental stress) :: serenidade {f}, tranquilidade {f}
peace out {v} (to pass out) SEE: pass out ::
peace pipe {n} (pipe) :: cachimbo da paz {m}
peacetime {n} (period of peace) :: tempo de paz {m}
peace treaty {n} (an agreement to end fighting or conflict) :: tratado de paz {m}
peach {n} (tree) :: pessegueiro {m}
peach {n} (fruit) :: pêssego {m}
peach {n} (colour) :: cor pêssego {f}
peach blossom {n} (flower) :: flor de pêssego {f}, flor do pessegueiro {f}
peachtree {n} (peach) SEE: peach ::
peacock {n} (pheasant of one of the genera Pavo and Afropavo) :: pavão real {m}, pavão {m}
peafowl {n} (a pheasant of the genus Pavo or Afropavo) :: pavão {m}
peahen {n} (female of peafowl) :: pavoa {f}
peak {n} (point, sharp end) :: ponta {f}
peak {n} (highest value reached) :: cume {f}, pico {m}
peak {n} (mountain top) :: pico {m}, cume {m}, topo {m}
peak hour {n} (rush hour) SEE: rush hour ::
peanut {n} (a legume resembling a nut) :: amendoim {m}; ginguba [Angola]
peanut butter {n} (a spread made from ground peanuts) :: manteiga de amendoim {f}
pear {n} (fruit) :: pera {f}
pear {n} (tree) :: pereira {f}
pearl {n} (light-colored tern) SEE: tern ::
pearl {n} (mother-of-pearl) SEE: mother-of-pearl ::
pearl {n} (rounded shelly concretion produced by certain mollusks) :: pérola {f}
pearl {n} (fringe or border) SEE: fringe ::
pearl diver {n} (dishwasher) SEE: dishwasher ::
Pearl Harbor {prop} (a harbor on Oahu) :: Pearl Harbor {f}
pearl necklace {n} (necklace made of pearls) :: colar de pérolas {m}
pearl of wisdom {n} (succinct, insightful saying, piece of advice, or moral precept) :: pérola de sabedoria {f}
Pearl River {prop} (river in China) :: Rio das Pérolas
pear tree {n} (a tree of the genus Pyrus) :: pereira {f}
peasant {n} (member of the agriculture low class) :: camponês {m}, camponesa {f}
peasant {n} (country person) :: camponês {m}, rústico {m}, camponesa {f}, rústica {f}
peasant {n} (uncouth, crude, or ill-bred person) :: rústico {m}, rústica {f}
peasantry {n} (impoverished rural farm workers) :: campesinato {m}
peat {n} (soil) :: turfa {f}
pebble {n} (stone) :: seixo, pedregulho {m}, pedrinha {f}
pecan {n} (tree) :: nogueira-pecã {f}
pecan {n} (nut) :: pecã {f}
peccaminous {adj} (sinful) :: pecaminoso {m}, pecaminosa {f}
peccary {n} (a family of mammals related to pigs and hippos) :: pecari {m}, queixada {m}
peck {v} (to strike or pierce with the beak or similar) :: bicada {m}
peck {n} (short kiss) :: beijoca, bitoca, beijinho {m}
pecker {n} (slang for penis) SEE: dick ::
pecker {n} (slang for woodpecker) SEE: woodpecker ::
pecker {n} (slang for courage) SEE: courage ::
peckerwood {n} (woodpecker) SEE: woodpecker ::
peckerwood {n} (white, especially ignorant or rustic) SEE: redneck ::
pectin {n} (substance) :: pectina {f}
pectinate {adj} (resembling a comb) :: pectinado {m}
peculiar {adj} (out of the ordinary) :: peculiar, estranho, esquisito
peculiar {adj} (common or usual for a particular place or circumstance) :: peculiar, particular
peculiarity {n} (the quality or state of being peculiar) :: peculiaridade {f}
peculiarity {n} (that which is peculiar) :: peculiaridade {f}
pecuniary {adj} (of or relating to money) :: monetário
ped {n} (pedestrian) SEE: pedestrian ::
pedagogic {adj} (pedagogical) SEE: pedagogical ::
pedagogical {adj} (of, or relating to pedagogy) :: pedagógico
pedagogue {n} (a teacher) :: pedagogo {m}
pedagogue {n} (a slave) :: pedagogo {m}
pedagogy {n} (profession of teaching) :: pedagogia {f}, ensino {m}
pedagogy {n} (activities of educating, teaching or instructing) :: pedagogia {f}
pedal {n} (lever operated by one's foot) :: pedal {m}
pedal {v} (to operate a pedal) :: pedalar
pedalo {n} (small boat propelled by pedals) :: [Brazil] pedalinho {m}, [Portugal] cisne {m}, [Portugal] gaivota {f}
pedant {n} (person overly concerned with formal rules and trivial points of learning) :: pedante {m} {f}
pedant {n} (person who emphasizes his/her knowledge through the use of vocabulary) :: pedante {m} {f}
pedantic {adj} (like a pedant) :: pedante
pedantical {adj} (pedantic) SEE: pedantic ::
pedantry {n} (excessive attention to detail or rules) :: pedantismo {m}
pedantry {n} (instance of being pedantic) :: pedantice {f}
pedantry {n} (overly ambitious display of learning) :: pedantismo {m}
peddle {v} (to sell things, especially door to door) :: mascatear
peddle {v} (to sell illegal narcotics) :: traficar
peddler {n} (itinerant seller of small goods) :: camelô {m} {f}, ambulante {m} {f}, vendedor ambulante {m}, mascate {m}, vendilhão {m}
pederast {n} (practitioner of pederasty) :: pederasta {m}
pederasty {n} (pederasty) :: pederastia {f}
pederasty {n} (archaic: homosexual anal sex) SEE: sodomy ::
pedestal {n} (the base or foot of a column, statue, vase, lamp, or the like) :: pedestal {m}
pedestrian {adj} (of or intended for pedestrians) :: pedestre, pedonal {m} {f}
pedestrian {adj} (ordinary) :: prosaico, comum
pedestrian {n} (somebody walking rather than using a vehicle) :: peão {m}, pedestre {m} {f}
pedestrian crossing {n} (place for pedestrians to cross a street) :: faixa de pedestres {f}, faixa {f}
pediatric {adj} (of or pertaining to pediatrics) :: pediátrico
pediatrician {n} (physician who specialises in pediatrics) :: pediatra {m} {f}
pedicab {n} (vehicle) :: ciclotáxi {m}
pedicellaria {n} (a small, stalk-shaped structure on some echinoderms) :: pedicelária {f}
pedicellate {adj} (Having (or supported by) a pedicel.) :: pedicelado {m}
pedicure {n} (superficial cosmetic treatment of the feet and toenails) :: pedicure {f}
pedigree {n} (chart of ancestors) :: pedigree {m}
pediment {n} (architectural element) :: frontão {m}
pedometer {n} (device) :: podómetro, pedómetro {m} [Portugal]; podômetro {m}, pedômetro {m} [Brazil]
pedophile {n} (an adult who is sexually attracted to children) :: pedófilo {m}, pedófila {f}
pedophilia {n} (sexual feeling or desire by adults towards children) :: pedofilia {f}
pedosexual {adj} (constituting sexual activity between adults and children) :: pedossexual
pee {n} :: xixi, pipi
pee {v} :: fazer xixi
pee {n} (name of the letter P, p) :: {m}
peek {v} (To look slyly, or with the eyes half closed, or through a crevice; to peep) :: dar uma espiada, espreitar
peel {v} (to remove skin) :: descascar
peel {n} (skin of a fruit) :: casca {f}
pee one's pants {v} (wet oneself) SEE: wet oneself ::
peep {v} (to look) :: espreitar
peep {n} (sandpiper) SEE: sandpiper ::
pee-pee {n} (childish: urine) SEE: wee-wee ::
pee-pee {n} (childish: genitalia) SEE: wee-wee ::
peephole {n} (hole) :: olho mágico {m}
peeping tom {n} (person who secretly watches someone to gain sexual pleasure) :: voyeur, espreitador
peer {v} (to look with difficulty or as if searching) :: espreitar
peer {n} (someone or something of equal level) :: par {m}
peer {n} (noble) :: par {m}
peerage {n} (peers as a group) :: pariato {m}
peerage {n} (the rank or title of a peer) :: pares {p}
peer group {n} :: grupo de pares {m}
peer review {n} (scholarly process) :: revisão por pares {f}
peeve {n} (annoyance or grievance) :: chateação {f}
peeve {v} (annoy; vex) :: chatear
peg {n} (a cylindrical object) :: cavilha {f}
peg {v} (To fasten using a peg) :: cavilhar
pegasus {n} (winged horse) :: pégaso {m}
Pegasus {prop} (mythical winged horse) :: Pégaso {m}
Pegasus {prop} (constellation) :: Pégaso {m}
pejorative {adj} (disparaging, belittling or derogatory) :: pejorativo
pejorative {n} (disparaging, belittling or derogatory word or expression) :: pejorativo {m}
pekan {n} (fisher) SEE: fisher ::
Peking {prop} (Beijing) SEE: Beijing ::
Peking duck {n} (dish consisting of duck and pancake) :: pato à Pequim {m}, pato assado de Pequim {m}
Pekingese {n} (someone from Beijing) :: pequinês {m}
Pekingese {n} (dog) :: pequinês {m}
Pekingese {adj} (of or related to Beijing) :: pequinês
Peking willow {n} (Salix babylonica) SEE: weeping willow ::
Pelagianism {n} (Christian belief) :: pelagianismo {m}
pelargonium {n} (flower of the genus Pelargonium) :: pelargónio {m} [Portugal], pelargônio {m} [Brazil]
Peleus {prop} (surname) :: Peleo
pelican {n} (any of various seabirds of the family Pelecanidae) :: pelicano {m}
pellagra {n} (disease) :: pelagra {f}
pellet {n} (A small, compressed, hard chunk of matter) :: sedimento
pellet {n} (A lead projectile used as ammunition in rifled air guns) :: pelota de chumbo, chumbinho (projétil)
pelmeni {n} (Russian dumplings) :: pelmeni {m}
Peloponnese {prop} (region of Greece) :: Peloponeso {m}
Peloponnesian {adj} (pertaining to the Peloponnesus) :: peloponésio
Peloponnesian {n} (inhabitant of the Peloponnesus) :: peloponésio {m}
peloton {n} (main group of riders in a cycling race) :: pelotão {m}
pelt {n} (skin of a beast with the hair on) :: pele {f}, tosão {m}
pelt {n} (human skin, see also: skin) :: pele {f}, coiro
peltast {n} (light infantry unit in Ancient Greece) :: peltasta {m}
pelvic {adj} (of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the pelvis; as, pelvic cellulitis) :: pélvico
pelvis {n} (bone) :: pelve {f}, bacia {f}, pélvis {f}
pemphigoid {n} (any of a group of rare autoimmune blistering skin diseases) :: penfigoide {m}
pemphigus {n} (autoimmune skin disease) :: pênfigo {m}
pen {n} (wing) SEE: wing ::
pen {n} (enclosed area for animals) :: curral {m}, cercado {m}
pen {n} (prison cell) :: cela {f}
pen {v} (to enclose) :: prender, enclausurar
pen {n} (writing tool) :: caneta {f}
pen {v} (to write) :: escrever
pen {n} (female swan) :: cisne {m} {f}
penal {adj} (of or relating to punishment) :: penal
penalize {v} (to subject to a penalty) :: penalizar
penalty {n} (legal sentence) :: pena {f}
penalty {n} (punishment for violating rules of procedure) :: penalidade {f}
penalty {n} (penalty kick) SEE: penalty kick ::
penalty area {n} (area on a soccer pitch) :: grande área {f}
penalty box {n} (penalty area) SEE: penalty area ::
penalty kick {n} ((soccer) a form of direct free kick) :: pênalti {m}
penalty shootout {n} (a series of penalty kicks) :: disputa por pênaltis {f}, pênaltis {m-p}
penance {n} (voluntary self-imposed punishment) :: penitência {f}
penance {n} (sacrament in some churches) :: penitência {f}
penchant {n} (taste, liking, or inclination (for)) :: inclinação {f}, predisposição {f}
pencil {n} (graphite writing-instrument) :: lápis {m}
pencil box {n} (container for stationery) SEE: pencil case ::
pencil case {n} (object purposed to contain stationery) :: estojo {m}
pencil crayon {n} (pencil crayon) SEE: colored pencil ::
pencil sharpener {n} (a device used to sharpen pencils) :: apontador {m}, apontador de lápis {m}
pencil skirt {n} (very narrow skirt) :: saia lápis {f}, saia tubo {f}
pendant {n} (a piece of jewellery hung from a chain worn around the neck) :: pingente {m}
pending {adj} (awaiting a conclusion or a confirmation) :: pendente
pen drive {n} (flash drive) SEE: flash drive ::
pendulum {n} (body suspended from a fixed support) :: pêndulo {m}
penetrate {v} (enter into) :: penetrar
penetration {n} (act of penetrating) :: penetração {f}
penfriend {n} (person with whom one exchanges letters) SEE: pen pal ::
penguin {n} (flightless sea bird) :: pinguim {m}
penicillin {n} (penicillin) :: penicilina {f}
peninsula {n} (piece of land projecting into water) :: península {f}
peninsular {adj} (of or connected with a peninsula) :: peninsular
penis {n} :: pénis {m} [Portugal], pênis {m} [Brazil], membro {m}, membro viril {m}, instrumento {m}, ferramenta {f}
penis {n} (penis) SEE: member ::
penitence {n} (condition of being penitent) :: contrição {f},, penitência {f}
penitentiary {n} (prison) :: penitenciária {f}
penknife {n} (small pocketknife) :: canivete suíço {m}, canivete {m}
penmanship {n} (art of good handwriting) :: caligrafia {f}
pen name {n} (name used by author) :: pseudônimo
penniless {adj} (utterly without money) :: paupérrimo
Pennsylvania {prop} (US state) :: Pensilvânia {f}
penny {n} (1/240 of a pound sterling or Irish pound) :: pêni {m}
penny {n} (1/100 of a pound sterling or British pound) :: pêni {m} (B), péni {m} (P)
penny {n} (one-cent coin in US and Canada) SEE: cent ::
penny pincher {n} (one who spends little money) :: mão-de-vaca {m} {m-p} {f} {f-p}
pen pal {n} (friend with whom one communicates using letters) :: amigo por correspondência {m}, correspondente {m}
pension {n} (regular payment due to a person in consideration of past services) :: pensão {f}
pension {n} (boarding house) :: pensão {f}
pension {v} (to grant a pension) :: pensionar
pension {v} (to force to retire) :: aposentar
pensioner {n} (someone who lives on a pension) :: pensionista {m} {f}
pensive {adj} (having the appearance of thinking) :: pensativo {m}
pensive {adj} (looking thoughtful or sad) :: pensativo {m}
penstroke {n} (a stroke of a pen) :: penada {f}
pent {adj} (Confined in a pen, imprisoned) :: confinado {m}
penta- {prefix} (five) :: penta-
pentachloride {n} (pentachloride) :: pentacloreto {m}
pentagon {n} (a polygon with five sides and five angles) :: pentágono {m}
Pentagon {prop} (headquarters of the United States of America's Department of Defense) :: Pentágono {m}
pentagonal {adj} (of, relating to, or shaped like a pentagon) :: pentagonal
pentagram {n} (shape of five-pointed star) :: pentagrama {m}
pentalogy {n} (series of five related works of art) :: pentalogia {f}
pentane {n} (aliphatic hydrocarbon: C5H12) :: pentano {m}
Pentateuch {prop} (first five books of the Bible) :: Pentateuco {m}
pentathlete {n} (An athlete who competes in the pentathlon) :: pentatleta {m} {f}
pentathlon {n} (ancient pentathlon) :: pentatlo {m}
pentathlon {n} (modern pentathlon) :: pentatlo {m}
Pentecost {prop} (Jewish festival) :: Shavuot {m}
Pentecost {prop} (Christian festival) :: Pentecostes {m}, Pentecoste {m}
Pentecostalism {n} (Christian religious movement) :: pentecostalismo {m}
Pentecostalist {adj} (of or pertaining to Pentecostalism) :: pentecostal
Pentecostalist {n} (a member of the Pentecostalism movement) :: pentecostal {m-f}
pentene {n} (any of several isomeric alkenes having five carbon atoms and one double bond) :: penteno {m}, amileno {m}
penthouse {n} (an apartment or suite on the top floor of a tall building) :: cobertura {f}
pentose {n} (saccharide containing five carbon atoms) :: pentose {f}
penultimate {adj} (next-to-last in a sequence) :: penúltimo
penumbra {n} (partially shaded area around a shadow, especially an eclipse) :: penumbra {f}
Penza {prop} (a city in Russia) :: Penza {f}
peon {n} (peasant or serf) :: peão {m}
peonage {n} (the state of being a peon) :: peonagem {f}
peony {n} (Paeonia genus of flowering plants) :: peônia {f} [Brazil], peónia {f} [Portugal]
people {n} (a body of human beings; a group of two or more persons) :: pessoas {f-p}, gente {f}
people {n} (a group of persons forming or belonging to a particular nation etc.) :: povo {m}
people {n} (a group of persons regarded as being employees etc.) :: pessoal {m}
people {n} (a person's ancestors, relatives or family) :: família {f}
people {n} (the mass of community as distinguished from a special class) :: povo {m}
people {v} (to fill with people) :: povoar
people {v} (to become populous) :: povoar-se
people {v} (to inhabit, to occupy) :: povoar
People's Democratic Republic of Algeria {prop} (official name of Algeria) :: República Argelina Democrática e Popular {f}
People's Democratic Republic of Yemen {prop} (South Yemen) :: República Democrática Popular do Iêmen {f} [Brazil]
people's republic {n} (self-designation of states with Marxist-Leninist governments) :: república popular {f}
People's Republic of Bangladesh {prop} (People's Republic of Bangladesh) :: República Popular do Bangladesh
People's Republic of China {prop} (official name of China) :: República Popular da China {f}
people who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones {proverb} (one shouldn't criticize others for having the same fault) :: [Brazil]: quem tem telhado de vidro não joga pedra no dos outros
pepper {n} (plant) :: pimenta, pimenteiro {m}
pepper {n} (spice) :: pimenta {f}
pepper {n} (fruit of the capsicum) :: pimento {m}, pimentão {m}
pepper {v} (add pepper to) :: apimentar
pepper {v} (strike with small particles) :: salpicar
pepper {v} (cover with lots of small things) :: salpicar
pepper mill {n} (a small handheld grinder) :: moedor de pimenta {m}
peppermint {n} (herb) :: hortelã-pimenta {f}
Pepper's ghost {n} (an illusionary technique used to make objects appear or disappear) :: fantasma de Pepper {m}
pepper shaker {n} (a small container designed to hold pepper and facilitate sprinkling it) :: pimenteiro {m}
pepper spray {n} (non-lethal riot-control agent) :: spray de pimenta
pepperwort {n} (plant in the genus Lepidium) :: lepídio {m}
peppy {adj} (energetic) :: serelepe
Pepsi {prop} (the brand of drink) :: Pepsi {f}
Pepsi {n} (a portion of Pepsi) :: Pepsi {f}
pepsin {n} (digestive enzyme) :: pepsina {f}
peptide {n} (class of organic compounds) :: peptídeo {m}, peptídio {m}, péptido {m}, peptido {m}
peptidic {adj} (pertaining peptides) :: peptídico
peptone {n} (water-soluble product of partial protein hydrolysis) :: peptona {f}
per {prep} (for each) :: por
per {prep} (used in expressing ratios of units) :: por
per {prep} (in accordance with) :: por
perambulate {v} (roam, stroll) :: perambular, vaguear, passear
perambulator {n} (pram) SEE: pram ::
per capita {adj} (per person) :: per capita
per capita {adv} (per person) :: per capita
perceive {v} (to understand) :: perceber, entender, compreender
percent {n} (a part or other object per hundred) :: por cento
percentage {n} (part of a whole) :: percentagem {m}
percentile {n} (any of the ninety-nine points) :: percentil {m}
percentile {n} (any one of the hundred groups so divided) :: percentil {m}
percentual {adj} (expressed as a percentage) :: percentual
perception {n} (conscious understanding of something) :: percepção {f}
perception {n} (vision (ability)) :: percepção {f}
perception {n} (that which is detected by the five senses) :: percepção {f}
perception {n} (acuity) SEE: acuity ::
perceptive {adj} (having or showing keenness of perception, insight, understanding, or intuition) :: perceptivo, perspicaz
perch {n} (fish of the genus Perca) :: perca {f}
perch {n} (fish in the taxonomic family Percidae) :: pércida {m}, percídeo {m}
perch {n} (fish in the taxonomic order Perciformes) :: perciforme {m}
perch {n} (rod used by bird) :: poleiro
perch {v} (to rest on a perch, to roost) :: empoleirar-se
perch {v} (to place something on a perch) :: empoleirar
perchlorate {n} (salt) :: perclorato {m}
percolate {v} ((transitive) pass a liquid through a porous substance) :: coar, filtrar
percolate {v} ((intransitive) drain through a porous substance) :: permear
percolate {v} ((transitive) to make coffee in a percolator) :: coar, filtrar
percolate {v} ((intransitive) to make coffee in a percolator) :: coar
percolate {v} ((intransitive) spread slowly or gradually) :: permear
percolation {n} (seepage or filtration of a liquid) :: percolação {f}
percussion {n} (music: section of percussion instruments) :: percussão {f}
percussion cap {n} (metal cap on muzzleloading firearms) :: espoleta
percussion instrument {n} (type of instrument) :: instrumento de percussão {m}
perdition {n} (eternal damnation) :: perdição {f}
perdition {n} (hell) :: inferno {m}
perdition {n} (absolute ruin) :: perdição {f}
peregrine falcon {n} (Falco peregrinus) :: falcão peregrino {m}
peremptory {adj} ((law) Precluding debate or expostulation; not admitting of question or appeal) :: irrefutável
perennial {adj} (lasting or remaining active throughout the year, or all the time) :: perene
perennial {adj} ((of a plant) Having a life cycle of more than two years) :: perene, vivaz
perennial {adj} (continuing without cessation or intermission; perpetual; permanent; unceasing; never failing) :: perene
perennial {adj} (enduring; lasting; timeless) :: perene
perennial {n} (perennial plant) :: planta perene {f}
perestroika {prop} (reform in the Soviet Union in 1980s) :: perestroika {f}
perfect {adj} (fitting its definition precisely) :: perfeito
perfect {adj} (having all of its parts in harmony with a common purpose) :: perfeito {m}
perfect {adj} (without fault or mistake) :: perfeito
perfect {adj} (excellent and delightful in all respects) :: perfeito
perfect {adj} (grammar: of a tense or verb form: representing a completed action) :: perfeito
perfect {v} (make perfect) :: aperfeiçoar
perfection {n} (being perfect) :: perfeição {f}
perfectionism {n} (a dislike for anything less than perfection) :: perfeccionismo {m}
perfectionist {n} (person who does not settle for anything that is not perfect) :: perfeccionista {m} {f}
perfectionist {adj} (inclined or related to perfectionism) :: perfeccionista
perfectionistic {adj} (perfectionist) SEE: perfectionist ::
perfectitude {n} (perfection) SEE: perfection ::
perfective {adj} (relative to the perfect tense or perfective aspect) :: perfectivo
perfective {n} (perfective verb form) :: perfectivo {m}
perfective aspect {n} (grammatical term) :: perfeito {m}
perfectly {adv} (with perfection) :: perfeitamente
perfectly {adv} (wholly, completely) :: perfeitamente
perfect number {n} (a number that is the sum of all of its divisors except itself) :: número perfeito {m}
perfidious {adj} (pertaining to perfidy) :: pérfido, desleal
perforator {n} (hole punch) SEE: hole punch ::
perform {v} (to do something) :: realizar, fazer, levar a cabo
perform {v} (to do something in front of an audience) :: interpretar
performance {n} (the act of performing; carrying into execution or action; accomplishment) :: desempenho
performance {n} (that which is performed or accomplished) :: desempenho
performance {n} (live show or concert) :: apresentação {f}
performance {n} (amount of useful work accomplished) :: desempenho {m}, performance {f}
performance anxiety {n} (anxiety about performing in front of an audience) SEE: stage fright ::
performative utterance {n} (An expression which, when expressed in an appropriate context, actually does or accomplishes something) :: enunciado performativo {m}
perfume {n} (pleasant smell) :: fragrância {f}, perfume {m}, cheiro {m}
perfume {n} (substance providing a pleasant smell) :: perfume {m}
perfume {v} (to apply perfume to) :: perfumar
perfumer {n} (person who makes or sells perfume) :: perfumista {m} {f}
perfumery {n} (shop selling perfumes) :: perfumaria {f}
perfumery {n} (factory where perfume is made) :: perfumaria {f}
perfunctory {adj} (performed out of routine, with little care) :: perfunctório
perfusion {n} (act of perfusing) :: perfusão {f}
Pergamum {prop} (an ancient Greek city) :: Pérgamo {m}
pergola {n} (framework) :: pérgola {f}
perhaps {adv} (indicating a lack of certainty) :: talvez
periapse {n} (periapsis) SEE: periapsis ::
periapsis {n} :: periapside {f}
pericarp {n} (outermost layer of a ripe fruit or ovary) :: pericarpo {m}
Pericles {prop} (Greek politician) :: Péricles {m}
peridot {n} (form of olivine) :: peridoto {m}, crisólito {m}, crisólita {f}
perigon {n} (round angle) SEE: round angle ::
perihelion {n} (point where the planet or comet is nearest to the Sun) :: periélio {m}
peril {n} (a situation of serious danger) :: perigo {m}
peril {n} (something that causes, contains, or presents danger) :: risco {m}, perigo {m}
perilous {adj} (dangerous, full of peril) :: periculoso, arriscado {m}, perigoso {m}
perimeter {n} (sum of the distance of all the lengths of the sides of an object) :: perímetro {m}
perimeter {n} (length of such a boundary) :: perímetro {m}
perimeter {n} (outer limits of an area) :: perímetro {m}
perimeter {n} (fortified strip or boundary usually protecting a military position) :: perímetro {m}
perineal {adj} (perineal) :: perineal
perineum {n} (anatomical term) :: períneo {m}
period {interj} (and nothing else) :: ponto final {m}, ponto {m}
period {n} (history: period of time seen as coherent entity) :: período {m}
period {n} (punctation mark “.”) :: ponto {m}, ponto final {m}
period {n} (length of time during which something repeats) :: período {m}
period {n} (menstruation) SEE: menstruation ::
periodic {adj} (relative to a period or periods) :: periódico
periodic {adj} (having repeated cycles) :: periódico
periodic {adj} (occurring at regular intervals) :: periódico
periodical {n} (publication that appears at fixed intervals) :: periódico {m}, publicação periódica {f}
periodically {adv} (intermittently) SEE: intermittently ::
periodically {adv} (in a regular, periodic manner) :: periodicamente
periodic table {n} (chart) :: tabela periódica {f}
Perioikoi {n} (ancient inhabitant of Laconia) :: perieco
perioperative {adj} (relating to operation) :: perioperativo
periosteum {n} (membrane surrounding a bone) :: periósteo {m}
peripatetic {n} (Aristotelian) SEE: Aristotelian ::
peripheral {adj} (on the periphery or boundary) :: periférico
peripheral {adj} (unimportant) :: secundário
peripheral {n} (computing device) SEE: peripheral device ::
peripheral device {n} (device that is outside the computer's system unit) :: periférico {m}
peripheral nervous system {n} (part of the nervous system which is not the central nervous system) :: sistema nervoso periférico {m}
peripheral vision {n} :: visão periférica {f}
periphery {n} (outside boundary, parts or surface) :: periferia {f}
periphery {n} (Greek administrative region) :: periferia {f}
periphrase {n} (use of more words than necessary) SEE: periphrasis ::
periphrasis {n} (use of a longer expression instead of a shorter one) :: perífrase {f}
periphrastic {adj} (expressed in more words than are necessary) :: perifrástico
periphrastic {adj} (grammar: characterized by periphrase or circumlocution) :: perifrástico
periphrastically {adv} (with circumlocution) :: perifrasticamente
periphrastically {adv} (with periphrasis) :: perifrasticamente
periscope {n} (viewing device) :: periscópio {m}
perish {v} (pass away) :: perecer
perishable {adj} (liable to perish) :: perecível
perispirit {n} (bond between spirit and body) :: perispírito {m}
peristalsis {n} (rhythmic contraction of the digestive tract) :: peristaltismo {m}, peristalse {f}
peritoneal {adj} (of, relating to or affecting the peritoneum) :: peritoneal
peritoneum {n} (serous membrane in mammals) :: peritoneu {m}, peritónio {m} [Portugal], peritônio {m} [Brazil]
periwinkle {n} (plant) :: pervinca {f}
periwinkle {n} (mollusc) :: litorina {f}
perjury {n} (deliberate giving of false or misleading testimony under oath) :: perjúrio {m}
perlèche {n} (angular cheilitis) :: quelite angular {f}
Perm {prop} (city in Russia) :: Perm {f}
permaculture {n} (agriculture that renews natural resources and enriches local ecosystems) :: permacultura {f}
permafrost {n} (permanently frozen ground) :: permafrost {m}
permanence {n} (the state of being permanent) :: permanência {f}
permanent {adj} (without end) :: permanente
permanent {adj} (lasting for an indefinitely long time) :: permanente
permanently {adv} (in a permanent manner) :: permanentemente
permanent wave {n} (series of waves in the hair) SEE: permanent ::
permeable {adj} (that absorbs or allows the passage of fluids) :: permeável
permeate {v} (to pass through the pores or interstices of; to penetrate and pass through without causing rupture or displacement) :: permear
permeate {v} (to enter and spread through; to pervade) :: permear
Permian {adj} (pertaining to the Permian period) :: permiano
Permian {prop} (Permian period) :: Permiano {m}
permille {n} (per thousand) :: permil {m}
permission {n} (authorisation) :: permissão {f}
permission {n} (act of permitting) :: permissão {f}
permission {n} (in computing) :: permissão {f}
permit {v} (allow (something) to happen) :: permitir, deixar
permit {n} (an artifact or document rendering something allowed or legal) :: permissão {f}, autorização {f}, licença {f}, aval {m}
permutation {n} (one-to-one mapping) :: permutação {f}
permutation {n} (ordering of a set of distinct elements) :: permutação {f}
permutation {n} (music: transformation of a set's prime form) :: permutação {f}
Pernambucan {adj} :: pernambucano
Pernambucan {n} :: pernambucano
Pernambuco {prop} (state) :: Pernambuco {m}
pernicious {adj} (causing much harm) :: pernicioso
pernicious {adj} (causing death or injury) :: mórbido
perniciously {adv} (in a pernicious manner) :: perniciosamente
perniciousness {n} (the condition of being pernicious) :: perniciosidade
Peronism {prop} (the ideology of the presidents Perón) :: peronismo {m}
peroxidation {n} (all senses) :: peroxidação
peroxide {n} (chemical compound with two oxygen atoms) :: peróxido {m}
peroxide {n} (hydrogen peroxide) SEE: hydrogen peroxide ::
perpendicular {adj} (at or forming a right angle to) :: perpendicular
perpendicular {n} (line or plane) :: perpendicular {f}
perpent stone {n} (perpender) :: perpianho {m}
perpetrate {v} (to be guilty of, or responsible for; to commit) :: perpetrar
perpetrator {n} (one who perpetrates) :: perpetrador {m}
perpetuate {v} (to make perpetual) :: perpetuar
perpetuate {v} (to prolong the existence of) :: perpetuar
perpetuation {n} (prolonging existence) :: perpetuação {f}
perpetuity {n} (the quality or state of being perpetual) :: perpetuidade {f}
Perpignan {prop} (city in Pyrénées-Orientales, France) :: Perpignan {f}, [rare] Perpinhã {f}, Perpinhão {f}
perplex {v} (To cause to feel baffled) :: pasmar, desconcertar, vexar
perplexed {adj} (confused or puzzled) :: perplexo
perquisite {n} (benefit beyond salary) :: benefício {m}
per se {adv} (by itself) :: per se
per se {adv} (necessarily) SEE: necessarily ::
persecute {v} (to pursue in a manner to injure, grieve, or afflict) :: perseguir
persecute {v} (to harass with importunity) :: perseguir
persecution {n} (the act of persecuting) :: perseguição {f}
persecution {n} (a program or campaign to subjugate or eliminate a specific group of people) :: perseguição {f}
Persephone {prop} (Greek goddess) :: Perséfone {f}
Persepolis {prop} (ancient city of Persia) :: Persépolis {f}
Perseus {prop} (mythical Greek warrior) :: Perseu {m}
perseverance {n} (persistent determination to adhere to a course of action; insistence) :: perseverança {f}
persevere {v} (To persist steadfastly) :: perseverar
Persia {prop} (Iran) SEE: Iran ::
Persia {prop} (region of ancient Iran) :: Pérsia {f}
Persian {n} (the Persian language) :: persa {m}
Persian {n} (person from Persia) :: persa {m} {f}
Persian {n} (Persian cat) :: persa {m} {f}
Persian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Persia) :: persa, pérsico, pérseo {m}
Persian {adj} (of or pertaining to the Persian people) :: persa, pérsico
Persian {adj} (of or pertaining to the Persian language) :: persa, pérsico
Persian Empire {prop} (empire ruled by the Achaemenid dynasty) :: Império Persa {m}
Persian Empire {prop} (empire ruled by the Sassanid dynasty) :: Império Persa {m}
Persian Gulf {prop} (gulf between Iran and the Arabian peninsula) :: Golfo Persa {m}
persimmon {n} (fruit) :: caqui {m}, dióspiro {m}
persimmon {n} (tree) :: caquizeiro {m}, diospireiro {m}
persist {v} (continue to exist) :: persistir
persistence {n} (property of being persistent) :: persistência {f}
persistent {adj} (refusing to give up) :: persistente {m} {f}
person {n} (individual) :: pessoa {f}, indivíduo {m}
person {n} (specifically a human being, see also: human; human being; man) :: pessoa {f}
person {n} (the physical body seen as distinct from the mind) :: corpo {m}
person {n} (any individual or formal organization with standing before the courts) :: pessoa {f}
person {n} (grammar: linguistic category) :: pessoa {f}
persona {n} (character played by an actor) :: personagem {m} {f}
personage {n} (a famous or important person) :: personalidade {f}
personal {adj} (of or pertaining to a particular person) :: pessoal
personal computer {n} (small computer for use by one person at a time, see also: PC) :: computador pessoal {m}
personal data {n} :: dado pessoal {m} {s}, dados pessoais {m} {p}
personal digital assistant {n} (hand-held electronic organizer) :: PDA {m}
personality {n} (set of qualities that make a person distinct from other people) :: personalidade {f}
personality {n} (assumed role or manner of behavior) :: personalidade {f}
personality {n} (celebrity) :: personalidade {f}
personality {n} (charisma) :: personalidade {f}
personality disorder {n} (class of mental disorders) :: transtorno de personalidade {m}
personalize {v} (adapt to an individual) :: personalizar
personally {adv} (in a personal manner) :: pessoalmente
personally {adv} (in person) :: pessoalmente
personally {adv} (concerning oneself) :: pessoalmente
personally {adv} (as a person) :: pessoalmente
personal pronoun {n} (part of speech) :: pronome pessoal {m}
persona non grata {n} (a person who is not welcome) :: persona non grata {f}
personification {n} (person, thing or name typifying a certain quality or idea) :: personificação {f}
personification {n} (literary device) :: personificação {f}
personification {n} (artistic representation of an abstract quality as a human) :: personificação {f}
personnel {n} (employees, office staff) :: pessoal {m}
persons {n} (More than one person; considered individually) :: pessoas {f}
perspective {n} (view, vista or outlook) :: perspectiva {f}
perspective {n} (appearance of depth in objects) :: perspectiva {f}
perspective {n} (technique of representing three-dimensional objects on a two-dimensional surface) :: perspectiva {f}
perspective {n} (choice of a single point of view) :: perspectiva {f}
perspective {adj} (of, in or relating to perspective) :: perspectivo, perspéctico
perspicacious {adj} (showing keen insight) :: perspicaz
perspicacity {n} (Acute discernment or understanding; insight) :: perspicácia {f}
perspiration {n} (sweat) SEE: sweat ::
perspiration {n} (process of perspiring) :: suor {m}, transpiração {f}, perspiração {f}
perspire {v} (sweat) SEE: sweat ::
persuade {v} (convince) :: persuadir
pertain {v} (to belong) :: pertencer
pertain {v} (to relate, to refer) :: referir-se a
Perth {prop} (in Western Australia) :: Perth {f}
Perth {prop} (in Scotland) :: Perth {f}
pertinence {n} (the quality of being pertinent) :: pertinência {f}
pertinent {adj} (pertaining) :: pertinente {m}
perturbation {n} (agitation) :: perturbação {f}
pertussis {n} (whooping cough) SEE: whooping cough ::
Peru {prop} (country in South America) :: Peru {m}
Perugia {prop} :: Perúgia, Perúsia
peruke {n} (wig) :: peruca {f}
peruse {v} (to examine or consider with care) :: examinar
peruse {v} (to lazily skim read for main ideas) :: ler todo {m}
Peruvian {n} (person from Peru) :: peruano {m}
Peruvian {adj} (pertaining to Peru) :: peruano
Peruvian slaty antshrike {n} (bird) :: [Brazil]: choca-da-mata
pervade {v} (to be in every part of) :: permear
pervasive {adj} (manifested throughout) :: pervasivo
pervert {n} (sexually perverted person) :: pervertido {m}
Pesach {prop} (Passover) SEE: Passover ::
Pescara {prop} (city) :: Pescara
peseta {n} (currency) :: peseta {f}
Peshawar {prop} (capital of North West Frontier Province, Pakistan) :: Peshawar {f}
peshmerga {n} (a term used by Kurds to refer to armed Kurdish fighters) :: peshmerga {m-p}
pesky {adj} (annoying, troublesome, irritating) :: chato, irritante
peso {n} (currency) :: peso {m}
pessimism {n} (general belief that bad things will happen) :: pessimismo {m}
pessimism {n} (doctrine that this world is the worst of all possible worlds) :: pessimismo {m}
pessimist {n} (someone who habitually expects the worst outcome) :: pessimista {m} {f}
pessimistic {adj} (marked by pessimism and little hopefulness) :: pessimista
pessimistic {adj} (always expecting the worst) :: pessimista
pest {n} (plague) :: peste {f}
pest {n} (destructive insect) :: peste {f}
pest {n} (annoying person) :: peste {m} {f}
pest control {n} (regulation or management of another species defined as a pest) :: controlo de pragas {m}
pest control {n} (pest control service) :: controlo de pragas {m}
pester {v} (to annoy persistently) :: atazanar
pesticide {n} (substance used to kill or repress the activities of pests) :: pesticida {m}
pestle {n} (instrument used with a mortar to grind things) :: pilão {m}
pet {n} (an animal kept as a companion) :: animal de estimação {m}
pet {v} (fondle (an animal)) :: acariciar
pet {v} (fondle (another person) amorously) :: acariciar, fazer carinho
pet {adj} (kept or treated as a pet) :: de estimação
peta- {prefix} (SI prefix) :: peta-
petabyte {n} (1,000,000,000,000,000 bytes) :: petabyte {m}
petal {n} (one of the component parts of the corolla of a flower) :: pétala {f}
petard {n} (explosive device) :: petardo {m}
petard {v} (to attack) :: petardar, petardear
petasus {n} (low-crowned hat worn by the Ancient Greeks and Romans) :: pétaso
pet cone {n} (Elizabethan collar) SEE: Elizabethan collar ::
peter {n} (slang: penis) :: pênis {m}
Peter {prop} (male given name) :: Pedro
Peter {prop} (the Apostle) :: Pedro {m}
Peter {prop} (one of the epistles of Peter) :: Pedro {m}
Peter Pan syndrome {prop} (Supposed psychological phenomenon) :: síndrome de Peter Pan {f}
Petey {prop} (diminutive of Peter) :: Pedrinho {m}
petite {adj} (Of a woman: fairly short and of slim build) :: mion
petition {n} (formal, written request made to an official person) :: petição {f}
petition {n} (compilation of signatures) :: abaixo-assinado {m}
petitionary {adj} (making a petition) :: petitório, peticionário
petitioner {n} (someone who presents a petition to a court) :: peticionário {m}, requerente {m} {f}
pet lamp-shade {n} (Elizabethan collar) SEE: Elizabethan collar ::
Petrarchan sonnet {n} (type of sonnet) :: soneto italiano {m}, soneto petrarquiano {m}
petrichor {n} (distinctive scent) :: petricor {m}, petricor {m}
Petri dish {n} (dish used to culture bacteria) :: placa de Petri
petrify {v} (to harden organic matter by depositing dissolved minerals) :: petrificar
petrify {v} (to produce rigidity akin to stone) :: petrificar
petrify {v} (to immobilize with fright) :: petrificar
Petrine {adj} (Of or pertaining to people named Peter, particularly Saint Peter) :: petrino {m}
petro- {prefix} (of or pertaining to stone) :: petro-
petro- {prefix} (of or pertaining to petroleum-based products) :: petro-
petro- {prefix} (pertaining to, or funded by, oil export) :: petro-
petrochemical {adj} (of or pertaining to the such compounds, or the industry that produces them) :: petroquímico
petrodollar {n} (money earned from oil) :: petrodólar {m}
petroglyph {n} (a rock carving, especially one made in prehistoric times) :: petróglifo {m}
petrol {n} (gasoline) SEE: gasoline ::
petroleum {n} (oil) SEE: oil ::
petrol station {n} (gas station) SEE: gas station ::
petrol tank {n} (petrol tank) SEE: gas tank ::
Petronius {prop} (historical given name) :: Petrónio {m} [Portugal], Petrônio {m} [Brazil]
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky {prop} (city in Russia) :: Petropavlovsk
Petrozavodsk {prop} (city in Russia) :: Petrozavodsk {f}
pet shop {n} (shop) :: pet shop {m} {f}
petticoat {n} (woman's undergarment worn under a skirt) :: anágua {f}
pettifogger {n} (An unscrupulous lawyer) :: rábula {m}
petty {adj} (little, trifling, or inconsiderable, as a petty fault) :: pequeno, insignificante, fútil
petulance {n} (the property of being petulant) :: petulância {f}
petunia {n} (flower) :: petúnia {f}
pew {n} (long bench in a church) :: banco de igreja {m}
pewter {n} (alloy of tin, copper and antimony) :: peltre {m}
-pexy {suffix} (fixing) :: -pexia {f}
peyote {n} (cactus) :: peiote {m}, mescal {m}
-phage {suffix} (something that eats, or consumes) :: -fago {m}
phagocyte {n} (cell of the immune system) :: fagócito {m}
phagocytosis {n} :: fagocitose {f}
-phagous {suffix} (feeding on) :: -fago
-phagy {suffix} (the consumption of) :: -fagia {f}
Phaistos {prop} (ancient Minoan city in southern Crete) :: Festo {m}
phalange {n} (phalanx) SEE: phalanx ::
phalanx {n} (ancient Greek military unit) :: falange {f}
phalanx {n} (finger or toe bone) :: falange {f}
phallic {adj} (having to do with the penis) :: fálico
phallicism {n} (phallus-worship) :: falicismo {m}
phallus {n} (penis) SEE: penis ::
phallus {n} (the penis or its representation) :: falo {m}
phantom {n} (something having no physical reality) :: fantasma {m}
pharaoh {n} (supreme ruler of ancient Egypt) :: faraó {m}
Pharisee {n} (member of an ancient Jewish political party, social movement, etc) :: fariseu {m}
Pharisee {n} (person who values form over content) :: fariseu
pharmaceutical {adj} (of, or relating to pharmacy or pharmacists) :: farmacêutico
pharmaceutics {n} (pharmacy) SEE: pharmacy ::
pharmacist {n} (professional who dispenses prescription drugs) :: farmacêutico {m}
pharmacist {n} (one who studies pharmacy) :: farmacêutico {m}
pharmacologic {adj} (pharmacological) SEE: pharmacological ::
pharmacological {adj} (of or having to do with pharmacology) :: farmacológico
pharmacologist {n} (student of or one who is versed in pharmacology) :: farmacologista {m} {f}, farmacólogo {m}
pharmacology {n} (science that studies the effects of chemical compounds on living animals) :: farmacologia {f}
pharmacotherapy {n} (use of pharmaceuticals to treat disease) :: farmacoterapia
pharmacovigilance {n} (detection, assessment, understanding and prevention of adverse effects of medicines) :: farmacovigilância {f}
pharmacy {n} (a place where prescription drugs are dispensed) :: farmácia {f}, drogaria {f}
pharmacy {n} (science of medicinal substances) :: farmácia {f}
pharyngeal {adj} (of or pertaining to the pharynx) :: faríngeo, faringiano, faríngico
pharyngeal {adj} (of pharyngeal sounds) :: faríngeo
pharyngitis {n} (inflammation of the pharynx) :: faringite {f}
pharynx {n} (part of alimentary canal) :: faringe {f}
phase {n} (distinguishable part of a sequence) :: fase
phase {n} (haplotype) SEE: haplotype ::
phase modulation {n} (form of modulation) :: modulação em fase {f}
phaser {n} (an electronic device that produces special effects on the sound) :: phaser {m}
Phaëthon {prop} (son of Helios) :: Faetonte {m}, Faeton {m}, Faetão {m}
phatic {adj} (more polite than meaningful) :: fático
pheasant {n} (bird of family Phasianidae, often hunted for food) :: faisão {m}
phenazone {n} (a particular analgesic) :: antipirina {f}, fenazona {f}
phenobarbital {n} (barbiturate sedative) :: fenobarbital
phenol {n} (caustic compound derived from benzene) :: fenol {m}
phenol {n} (any of a class of aromatic organic compounds having at least one hydroxyl group attached directly to the benzene ring) :: fenol {m}
phenolic {adj} (organic chemistry: of, relating to, or derived from a phenol) :: fenólico
phenology {n} (study of the effect of climate) :: fenologia {f}
phenoloxidase {n} (an enzyme which catalyzes phenol oxidation) :: fenoloxidase {f}
phenomenal {adj} (remarkable) :: fenomenal
phenomenology {n} (philosophy based on intuitive experience of phenomena) :: fenomenologia {f}
phenomenon {n} (observable fact or occurrence) :: fenómeno {m}, fenômeno {m}
phenomenon {n} (unusual, curious, or astonishing fact or event) :: fenómeno {m}, fenômeno {m}
phenomenon {n} (philosophy: experienced object structured by the mind) :: fenómeno {m}, fenômeno {m}
phenotype {n} (appearance of organism) :: fenótipo
phenotypic {adj} (of, or relating to a phenotype) :: fenotípico
phenoxide {n} (any metallic salt of a phenol) :: fenóxido {m}
phenylalanine {n} (amino acid; C9H11NO2) :: fenilalanina {f}
pheromone {n} (chemical) :: feromónio {m} [Portugal], feromônio {m} [Brazil]
phew {interj} (Used to show relief, fatigue, or surprise) :: ufa
phi {n} (Greek letter) :: fi {m}
phial {n} (glass vessel) SEE: vial ::
Philadelphia {prop} (largest city in Pennsylvania) :: Filadélfia {f}
philander {n} (lover) SEE: lover ::
philanderer {n} (fickle lover) :: namorador {m}
philanthropic {adj} (of or pertaining to philanthropy; characterized by philanthropy) :: filantrópico
philanthropist {n} (person who loves mankind) :: filantropo {m}
philanthropist {n} (very generous person) :: filantropo {m}
philanthropy {n} (charity) SEE: charity ::
philanthropy {n} (benevolent altruism with the intention of increasing the well-being of mankind) :: filantropia {f}
philately {n} (stamp collecting) :: filatelia {f}
Philemon {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Filémon {m}, Filêmon {m}, Filemom {m}
Philemon {prop} (male given name) :: Filémon {m}, Filêmon {m}, Filemom {m}
philharmonic {adj} (appreciative of the performance of music) :: filarmónico [Portugal], filarmônico [Brazil]
philharmonic {n} (full-sized symphonic orchestra) SEE: symphony orchestra ::
philharmonic orchestra {n} (symphony orchestra) SEE: symphony orchestra ::
philia {n} (psychological disorder) :: filia {f}
philia {n} (friendship) SEE: friendship ::
-philia {suffix} (forming words denoting abnormal linking towards a given thing) :: -filia {f}
philia {n} (liking) SEE: liking ::
Philip {prop} (biblical persons) :: Filipe {m}
Philip {prop} (male given name) :: Felipe {m}, Filipe {m}
Philippa {prop} (female given name) :: Filipa
Philippians {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Filipenses {m-p}
Philippine {adj} (Filipino) SEE: Filipino ::
Philippine eagle {n} (species of eagle endemic to the Philippines) :: águia filipina {f}
Philippines {prop} (Republic of the Philippines) :: Filipinas {f-p}
Philistia {prop} (ancient pentapolis in the Levant) :: Filisteia
philistine {n} (Philistine) SEE: Philistine ::
philistine {adj} (lacking in appreciation for art or culture) :: filisteu
Philistine {n} (person from Philistia) :: filisteu {m}
Philistine {n} (person lacking appreciation of culture) :: filisteu {m}
Philistine {adj} (philistine) SEE: philistine ::
philodendron {n} (any of several climbing plants of the genus Philodendron) :: filodendro {m}
philogyny {n} (love or respect for women) :: filoginia {f}
philological {adj} (pertaining to the history of literature) :: filológico, filologista
philologically {adv} (in a philological manner) :: filologicamente
philologist {n} (person who engages in philology) :: filólogo {m}, filologista {m} {f}
philology {n} (historical linguistics) :: filologia {f}
Philomena {prop} (female given name) :: Filomena
philosopher {n} (person devoted to studying philosophy) :: filósofo {m}, filósofa {f}
philosopher's stone {n} (philosopher's stone) :: pedra filosofal {f}
philosophical {adj} (of or pertaining to philosophy) :: filosófico
philosophical {adj} (rational, analytic) :: filosófico
philosophize {v} (ponder or reason out philosophically) :: filosofar
philosophy {n} (academic discipline) :: filosofia {f}
philosophy {n} (comprehensive system of belief) :: filosofia {f}
philosophy {n} (view regarding fundamental principles) :: filosofia {f}
philosophy {n} (general principle) :: filosofia {f}
philosophy of science {n} (study of the assumptions, foundations, and implications of science) :: filosofia da ciência {f}
philtrum {n} (shallow groove running down the centre of the outer surface of the upper lip) :: sulco nasolabial {m}, filtro labial {m}
phishing {n} (malicious act) :: phishing {m}
phlegm {n} (historical: humour) :: fleuma {m} {f}, flegma {f}
phlegm {n} (mucus secreted in the bronchial passages) :: catarro {m}
phlegm {n} (calmness, composure) :: fleuma {m} {f}
phlegmatic {adj} (not easily excited to action) :: fleumático
phloem {n} (vascular tissue) :: floema {m}
phlogiston {n} (hypothetical fiery principle) :: flogisto {m}, flogístico {m}
phlogosis {n} (phlogosis) :: flogose
Phnom Penh {prop} (capital city of Cambodia) :: Pnom Pen {f}
-phobia {suffix} (used to form nouns meaning fear) :: -fobia {f}
phobia {n} (irrational or obsessive fear or anxiety) :: fobia {f}
phobophobia {n} (fear of fear) :: fobofobia {f}
Phobos {prop} (mythology) :: Fobos {m}
Phobos {prop} (moon of Mars) :: Fobos
Phocis {prop} (a periphery in the southwest Central Greece) :: Fócida {f}
phocomelia {n} (phocomelia) :: focomelia {f}
Phoebe {prop} (Titan) :: Febe {f}
Phoebe {prop} (moon of Saturn) :: Febe
Phoenicia {prop} (land of the Phoenicians) :: Fenícia {f}
Phoenician {adj} (of, from, or related to the country or civilisation of Phoenicia) :: fenício
Phoenician {prop} (Semitic language spoken by the inhabitants of Phoenicia) :: fenício {m}
Phoenician {n} (inhabitant of Phoenicia) :: fenício {m}
Phoenician alphabet {n} (an alphabet) :: alfabeto fenício
phoenix {n} (mythological bird) :: fênix {f} [Brazil], fénix {f} [Portugal]
phoenix {n} (anything reborn after apparently being destroyed) :: fênix {f} [Brazil], fénix {f} [Portugal]
Phoenix {prop} (mythical firebird) :: Fénix {f} [Portugal], Fênix {f} [Brazil]
Phoenix {prop} (constellation) :: Fénix {f} [Portugal], Fênix {f} [Brazil]
Phoenix {prop} (capital city of Arizona, United States) :: Phoenix {f}
phonation {n} (process of producing vocal sound) :: fonação {f}
phone {v} (to call (someone) on the telephone) :: telefonar para, chamar, ligar para
phone {n} (speech segment) :: fone {m}
phone {n} (telephone) SEE: telephone ::
-phone {suffix} (type of sound) :: -fone {m}
-phone {suffix} (device that makes a sound) :: -fone {m}
-phone {suffix} (speaker of a certain language) :: -fono {m}
phone book {n} (telephone directory) SEE: telephone directory ::
phonebook {n} (telephone directory) SEE: telephone directory ::
phone booth {n} (telephone booth) SEE: telephone booth ::
phone call {n} (telephone call) SEE: telephone call ::
phoneme {n} (indivisible unit of sound) :: fonema {m}
phonemics {n} (the study of phonemes) :: fonémica {f} [Portugal], fonêmica {f} [Brazil], fonemática {f}
phonendoscope {n} (a form of stethoscope used in auscultation) :: fonendoscópio {m}
phone number {n} (telephone number) SEE: telephone number ::
phone sex {n} (erotic or sexual telephone conversation between two or more people) :: sexo por telefone {m}
phonetic {adj} (relating to sounds of spoken language) :: fonético
phonetic {adj} (linguistics: relating to phones) :: fonético
phonetically {adv} (in the way it sounds) :: foneticamente
phonetic alphabet {n} (writing system) :: alfabeto fonético {m}
phonetic alphabet {n} (list of standard words) :: código fonético {m}
phonetics {n} (study of speech sounds and their representation by written symbols) :: fonética {f}
phonograph {n} (device that records or plays sound from cylinder records) :: fonógrafo {m}
phonograph {n} (archaic record player) SEE: gramophone ::
phonograph record {n} (record) SEE: record ::
phonological {adj} (of or relating to phonology) :: fonológico
phonologist {n} (person who specializes in phonology) :: fonólogo {m}
phonology {n} (subfield of linguistics concerned with the way sounds function in languages) :: fonologia {f}
phonology {n} (way sounds function within a given language) :: fonologia {f}
phonometer {n} (instrument) :: fonómetro {m} [Portugal], fonômetro {m} [Brazil]
phonon {n} (quantum of acoustic energy) :: fônon {m}
phony {adj} (fraudulent; fake) :: falso, de araque
phosphatase {n} (an enzyme that hydrolyzes phosphate esters) :: fosfatase {f}
phosphate {n} (any salt or ester of phosphoric acid) :: fosfato {m}
phosphocalcic {adj} (relating to any phosphate of calcium) :: fosfocálcico
phospholipid {n} (lipid consisting of a diglyceride combined with a phosphate group) :: fosfolipíde {m}
phosphorescence {n} (emission of light without heat) :: fosforescência {f}
phosphoric acid {n} (the colourless liquid; H3PO4) :: ácido fosfórico {m}
phosphorous {adj} (of or pertaining to phosphorus) :: fosforoso {m}
phosphorus {n} (element) :: fósforo {m}
phosphorylation {n} (the process of transferring a phosphate group from a donor to an acceptor) :: fosforilação {f}
photo {n} (photograph) SEE: photograph ::
photo- {prefix} (light) :: foto-
photo album {n} (book with a collection of photographs placed inside) :: álbum de fotos {m}, álbum fotográfico {m}
photocopier {n} (machine which reproduces documents by photographing the original over a glass plate and printing duplicates) :: xerox {m}, copiadora {f}
photocopy {n} (copy made using a photocopier) :: fotocópia {f}, xerox {m}
photocopy {v} (to make a copy using a photocopier) :: fotocopiar, xerocar
photodiode {n} (semiconductor) :: fotodiodo {m}
photoelectric {adj} (relating to electric effects) :: fotoelétrico
photogenic {adj} (looking good when photographed) :: fotogénico
photograph {n} (picture) :: fotografia {f}, foto {f}, retrato {m}
photograph {v} (to take a photograph) :: fotografar
photographer {n} (one who takes photographs) :: fotógrafo {m}, fotógrafa {f}
photographic {adj} (of or pertaining to photographs) :: fotográfico
photographic {adj} (of or pertaining to photography) :: fotográfico
photographically {adv} (in a photographic manner) :: fotograficamente
photographic memory {n} (eidetic memory) :: memória fotográfica {f}
photography {n} (art and technology of producing images on photosensitive surfaces) :: fotografia {f}
photography {n} (occupation of taking (and often printing) photographs) :: fotografia {f}
photometer {n} (measuring instrument) :: fotómetro {m} [Portugal], fotômetro {m} [Brazil]
photometric {adj} (of or relating to photometry) :: fotométrico
photometry {n} (physics: the measurement of various aspects of light, especially its intensity) :: fotometria {f}
photometry {n} (astronomy: the measurement of the intensity and spectrum of light from stars) :: fotometria {f}
photomultiplier {n} (device that uses a photocathode) :: fotomultiplicador {m}
photon {n} (quantum of light) :: fotão [Portugal], fóton [Brazil]
photophobia {n} (excessive sensitivity to light) :: fotofobia {f}
photosphere {n} (A visible surface layer of a star) :: fotosfera {f}
photosynthesis {n} (biological process) :: fotossíntese {f}
phrasal {adj} (being a phrase) :: frasal
phrasal {adj} (referring to a phrase) :: frasal
phrasal preposition {n} (phrasal preposition) :: locução prepositiva
phrasal verb {n} (idiomatic phrase) :: locução verbal {f}, verbo frasal {m}
phrase {n} (short written or spoken expression) :: expressão {f}, frase {f}
phrase {n} (grammar: group of two or more words that express an idea but do not form a complete sentence) :: locução {f}, sintagma {m}
phrase {n} (music: small section of music in a larger piece) :: frase {f}
phrase {v} (to express by means of words) :: exprimir, expressar
phrase book {n} (book of everyday expressions and vocabulary) :: livro de frases {m}, livro de expressões {m}
phrasebook {n} (book used to learn foreign language) SEE: phrase book ::
phraseology {n} (phrasebook) SEE: phrase book ::
phraseology {n} (study of set or fixed expressions) :: fraseologia {f}
phraseology {n} (the style in which words and phrases are used in writing or speech) :: fraseologia {f}
phreatic {adj} (Of, or pertaining to ground water) :: freático
phrenology {n} (the discredited "science" or pseudo-science of phrenology) :: frenologia
Phrygia {prop} (ancient kingdom) :: Frígia {f}
Phrygian cap {n} (conical close-fitting cap with the top bent forward) :: barrete frígio {m}, barrete da liberdade {m}
phthalate {n} (salt or ester) :: ftalato {m}
phycology {n} (study of algae) :: ficologia {f}
phylactery {n} (small object worn for its power; amulet or charm) :: amuleto {m}
phyllo {n} (type of dough) :: massa phyllo {f}, massa filo {f}
phylogenetics {n} (study of organism relationships) :: filogenia {f}
phylogeny {n} (evolutionary history of an organism) :: filogenia
phylum {n} ((biology, taxonomy) A rank in the classification of organisms, below kingdom and above class) :: filo {m}
physical {adj} (having to do with the body) :: físico
physical {adj} (having to do with the material world) :: físico
physical {adj} (involving bodily force) :: físico, braçal
physical {adj} (having to do with physics) :: físico
physical {n} (physical examination) :: revisão {f}
physical culture {n} (bodybuilding) SEE: bodybuilding ::
physical education {n} (curriculum component) :: educação física {f}
physically {adv} (in a physical manner) :: fisicamente
physical therapy {n} (therapy of exercises and activities to treat injury or dysfunction) SEE: physiotherapy ::
physician {n} (medical doctor) :: médico {m}
physicist {n} (person whose occupation specializes in the science of physics) :: físico {m}
physics {n} (branch of science) :: física {f}
physiognomy {n} (art or pseudoscience of deducing the character or personality from the bodily appearance) :: fisiognomia {f}, fisiognomonia {f}
physiologic {adj} (of or pertaining to physiology) SEE: physiological ::
physiological {adj} (of, or relating to physiology) :: fisiológico
physiologist {n} (person) :: fisiólogo {m}
physiology {n} (branch of biology) :: fisiologia {f}
physiotherapist {n} (therapist who treats physical injury or dysfunction, usually with exercise) :: fisioterapeuta {m} {f}
physiotherapy {n} (therapy that uses physical techniques such as massage and exercise) :: fisioterapia {f}
physique {n} (physical structure of a person) :: físico {m}
physis {n} (nature, as contrasted with law or custom) :: physis {f}
-phyte {suffix} (taxonomic group of plants or algae) :: -fita {f}
-phyte {suffix} (plant that grows in a specified habitat) :: -fita {f}
-phyte {suffix} (plant that grows in a specified form or habit) :: -fita {f}
phyto- {prefix} (Pertaining to or derived from plants) :: fito-
phytochorion {n} (geographic area with a relatively uniform composition of plant species) :: fitocória {f}
phytohormone {n} (plant hormone) :: fito-hormona {f} [Portugal], fitormônio {m} [Brazil]
phytopathogen {n} :: fitopatógeno {m}
phytopathological {adj} (pertaining to phytopathology) :: fitopatológico
phytopathologist {n} (scientist) :: fitopatologista {m} {f}
phytopathology {n} (study of plant diseases) :: fitopatologia {f}
phytophagous {adj} (feeding on plants) :: fitófago
phytosterol {n} :: fitoesterol {m}
pi {n} (letter of Greek alphabet) :: pi {m}
pi {n} (irrational mathematical constant) :: pi {m}
Piacenza {prop} (province) :: Placência {f}, Piacenza {f}
Piacenza {prop} (capital) :: Placência {f}, Piacenza {f}
pia mater {n} (innermost of the meninges) :: pia-máter {f}
pianist {n} (piano player) :: pianista {m}
piano {n} (a keyboard musical instrument) :: piano {m}
piano {adv} (music: softly) :: piano
Piauí {prop} (state in north-eastern Brazil) :: Piauí {m}
Picard {adj} (of, from or relating to Picardy) :: picardo {m}
Picard {n} (person) :: picardo {m}
Picard {prop} (language) :: picardo {m}
Picardy {prop} (region of France) :: Picardia {f}
picaresque {adj} (of or pertaining to rogues) :: picaresco
piccolo {n} (musical instrument) :: flautim {m}
pièce de résistance {n} (masterpiece) :: obra prima {f}
Pichilemu {prop} (Pichilemu) :: Pichilemu {m}
pick {v} (to pick) SEE: choose ::
pick {n} (pickaxe) :: picareta {f}
pick {v} (to grasp and pull with fingers) :: pegar
pick {v} (to remove a fruit or plant for consumption) :: colher
pick {v} (to decide between options) :: escolher
pick {n} (music: plectrum) SEE: plectrum ::
pickaxe {n} (heavy iron tool) :: picareta {f}
picket {n} (sentry) SEE: sentry ::
pickle {n} (cucumber preserved in brine or vinegar syrup) :: picles {m}
pickle {n} (any vegetable preserved in vinegar and consumed as relish) :: conservado {m}
pickle {n} (brine used for preserving food) :: salmoura {f}
pickle {v} (to preserve food in a salt, sugar or vinegar solution) :: conservar, salmourar
pick one's nose {v} (insert a finger into one's nostril) :: cutucar o nariz, limpar o salão
pickpocket {n} (one who steals from the pocket of a passerby) :: punguista {m} {f}, batedor de carteira {m}, carteirista {m} {f}
pickpocket {v} (to steal) :: punguear
pick up {v} (to lift; to grasp and raise) :: pegar
pick up {v} (to collect an object, especially in passing) :: coletar
pick up {v} (to collect a passenger) :: buscar, apanhar, pegar
pick up {v} (to receive (a signal)) :: captar, pegar
pick up {v} (to meet and seduce somebody for romantic purposes) :: [Brazil] pegar
pickup {n} (pickup truck) SEE: pickup truck ::
pick-up line {n} (Vocal introduction intended to garner sexual interest from a stranger) :: cantada
pick up the phone {v} (to pick up the receiver of a telephone to answer a call) :: atender (o telefone)
pickup truck {n} (truck with an open cargo bed) :: picape {f}
picky {adj} (fussy, particular) :: exigente
picnic {n} (a meal eaten outdoors) :: piquenique {f}
Picos de Europa {prop} (mountain range in northern Spain) :: Picos de Europa {m-p}, Picos da Europa {m-p}
pics or it didn't happen {phrase} (used to request a picture of a reported event) :: sem fotos, sem fatos ( no pics, no facts)
Pict {n} (member of an ancient people of northern and central Scotland) :: picto {m}
pictogram {n} (picture that represents a word or an idea) :: pictograma {m}
picture {n} (representation of visible reality produced by drawing, etc) :: figura {f}, imagem {f}
picture {n} (photograph) :: fotografia {f}, foto {f}
picture {n} (informal: cinema) :: cinema {m}
picture {n} (painting) SEE: painting ::
picture book {n} (a book for young children with illustrations) :: livro ilustrado {m}, livro de figuras {m}
picturesque {adj} (resembling a picture or painting) :: pitoresco
Pi Day {prop} (March 14th, an annual celebration of the mathematical constant π (pi)) :: Dia do Pi {m}
pidgin {n} (amalgamation of two languages having no native speakers) :: pidgin {m}
pie {n} (type of pastry) :: torta {f}
pie {n} (pizza) SEE: pizza ::
pie {n} (pie chart) SEE: pie chart ::
piece {n} (part of a larger whole) :: peça {f}, pedaço {m}, parte {f}
piece {n} (single item belonging to a class of similar items) :: parte {f}
piece {n} (object played in a board game) :: peça {f}
piece {n} (small coin) :: peça {f}
piece {n} (artistic creation) :: peça {f}
piece {n} (artillery) :: peça {f}
piecemeal {adj} (Made or done in pieces or one stage at a time) :: fragmentado {m}, fragmentada {f}
piece of cake {n} (simple or easy job) :: to be a piece of cake: ser moleza
piece of clothing {n} (garment) SEE: garment ::
piece of furniture {n} (item of furniture) :: móvel
piece of shit {n} (a bad thing) :: merda {f}
piece of shit {n} (a despicable person) :: merda {m} {f}
pie chart {n} (graph) :: gráfico de pizza {m}
Piedmont {prop} (region) :: Piemonte {m}
Piedmontese {adj} (of, from, or relating to Piedmont) :: piemontês
Piedmontese {n} (inhabitant) :: piemontês {m}, piemontesa {f}
Piedmontese {prop} (language) :: piemontês {m}
pied piper {n} (anyone or anything that draws many in its wake) :: flautista de Hamelin {m} {f}
pie iron {n} (device for making sandwiches) :: sanduicheira {f}, sandwicheira {f}
Piemontese {prop} (language) SEE: Piedmontese ::
pier {n} (raised platform built from the shore out over water) :: píer {m}, cais {m}
pier {n} (structure supporting the junction between two spans of a bridge) :: pilar {m}
pier {n} (rectangular pillar, or similar structure, that supports an arch, wall or roof) :: pilastra {f}
pierce {v} (puncture) :: furar, perfurar
pierce {v} (to pierce) SEE: puncture ::
piercing {n} (hole for jewelry) :: piercing {m}
Pieria {prop} (Greek prefecture) :: Pieria {f}
pierogi {n} (dumpling) :: pierogi {m}
Pierre {prop} (male given name) :: Pierre {m}
Pierre {prop} (capital city of South Dakota) :: Pierre {f}
pietism {n} (movement in the Lutheran church) :: pietismo {m}
pietist {n} (supporter of pietism) :: pietista {m} {f}
piety {n} (reverence and devotion to God) :: piedade {f}
piezoelectric {adj} (of or relating to piezoelectricity) :: piezoelétrico
piezoelectricity {n} (capacity of crystal to generate electricity) :: piezoeletricidade {f}
piffle {n} (nonsense, foolish talk) :: conversa fútil {f}
pig {n} (mammal of genus Sus) :: porco {m}, suíno {m}
pig {n} (someone who overeats or eats rapidly) :: porco {m}
pig {n} (nasty or disgusting person) :: porco {m}, nojento {m}
pig {n} (dirty or slovenly person) :: porco {m}
pig {n} (derogatory slang for police officer) :: porco {m}
pig {n} (piglet) SEE: piglet ::
pig {n} (pork) SEE: pork ::
pigeon {n} (bird of the pigeon and dove family Columbidae) :: pombo {m}, pomba {f}
pigeon pea {n} (Cajanus cajan plant) :: guandu {m}
piggyback {v} (to carry someone on the back or shoulders) :: levar às cavalitas (on the back), levar às costas (on the back), levar aos ombros (on the shoulders)
piggy bank {n} (small container to store small saved coins in) :: cofrinho {m}, mealheiro {m}
pig in a poke {n} (something whose true value is concealed or unknown) :: nabos em saco {m-p}
pig iron {n} (a type of crude iron) :: ferro gusa {m}
piglet {n} (young pig) :: porquinho {m}, leitão {m}
pigling {n} (piglet) SEE: piglet ::
pigment {n} (any color in plant or animal cells) :: pigmento {m}
pigment {n} (a dry colorant, usually an insoluble powder) :: pigmento {m}
pigment {v} (To add color or pigment) :: pigmentar
pigpen {n} (pigsty) SEE: pigsty ::
pigsty {n} (enclosure where pigs are kept) :: pocilga {f}, chiqueiro {m}
pigsty {n} (dirty or very untidy place) :: pocilga {f}, chiqueiro {m}
pigtail {n} (braided plait of hair) :: trança {f}
pigtail {n} (either of two braids or ponytails) :: maria-chiquinha {f}, chiquinha {f}
Pikachu {n} (Pokémon) :: Pikachu
pike {n} (turnpike) SEE: turnpike ::
pike {n} (long spear) :: pique {m}, chuço {m}
pike {n} (fish of the genus Esox) :: lúcio {m}
pikeman {n} (soldier) :: piqueiro {m}
pike-perch {n} (zander) SEE: zander ::
pilaf {n} (dish) :: pilaf {m}, pilafe {m}
pilaff {n} (pilaf) SEE: pilaf ::
Pilate {prop} (Pontius Pilate) :: Pilatos {m}
pilau {n} (pilaf) SEE: pilaf ::
pilcrow {n} (a paragraph mark) :: pé de mosca {m}
pile {n} (funeral pile) SEE: pyre ::
pile {n} (nap of a cloth) SEE: nap ::
pile {n} (heap) :: pilha {f}, monte (desordenado) {m}
pile {n} (galvanic pile) :: pilha {f}
pile {n} (heraldry: one of the ordinaries) :: pila {f}
pile {n} (fine or short hair) :: madeixa {f}
pile {n} (hemorrhoid) SEE: hemorrhoid ::
pile {n} (obsolete: reverse of a coin) SEE: tails ::
pile driver {n} (machine for forcing a pile into the ground) :: bate-estacas {m}
piles {n} (plural of pile) SEE: pile ::
piles {n} (haemorrhoids) SEE: haemorrhoids ::
pile up {v} (to form a pile etc.) :: amontoar, empilhar
pile up {v} (idiomatic: to accumulate) :: amontoar-se
pile-up {n} (a pile of crashed cars) :: engavetamento {m}
pilfer {v} (to steal in small quantities) :: surripiar, surrupiar
pilgrim {n} (traveler, especially to religious sites) :: peregrino {m}
pilgrimage {n} (religious journey, or one to a sacred place) :: peregrinação, peregrinagem {f}, romaria {f}
pilgrimage {v} (to go on a pilgrimage) :: peregrinar
pill {n} (small object for swallowing) :: pílula {f}, comprimido {m}
pill {n} (the pill - functions as a contraceptive) :: pílula {f}
pillage {v} (loot or plunder by force) :: pilhar, saquear
pillage {n} (the spoils of war) :: saque {m}, butim {m}
pillage {n} (the act of pillaging) :: saque {m}, pilhagem {f}
pillager {n} (one who plunders) :: pilhador {m}
pillar {n} (large post, often used as supporting architecture) :: pilar {m}
Pillars of Hercules {prop} (two promontories at the Strait of Gibraltar) :: Colunas de Hércules {f-p}
pillory {n} (a framework on a post used as a means of punishment and humiliation) :: pelourinho
pillow {n} (soft cushion used to support the head in bed) :: travesseiro {m}, almofada {f}
pillow case {n} (sheet for covering a pillow) :: fronha {f}
pillowcase {n} (cover for pillows) SEE: pillow case ::
pillow fight {n} (a play fight that involves hitting others with pillows) :: guerra de travesseiros {f}
pillowslip {n} (pillow case) SEE: pillow case ::
pill to swallow {n} (something to accept) :: sapo a engolir {m}
pilot {n} (controller of aircraft) :: piloto {m}
pilot {n} (person who helps navigate the harbor or coast) :: prático {m}
pilot {n} (sample TV series episode) :: piloto {m}
pilot {v} (to control an aircraft or watercraft) :: pilotar
pilot fish {n} (marine fish) :: piloto {m}, peixe-piloto {m}
pilot light {n} (flame used to ignite gas) :: piloto {m}
pilot whale {n} (either of two species of whale) :: baleia-piloto {f}
Pilsen {prop} (city in the Czech Republic) :: Pilsen {f}, Plzen {f}
pilsner {n} (pale, light beer) :: pilsen
Piltdown Man {prop} (forged bone fragments of an early human) :: Homem de Piltdown {m}
pimp {n} (prostitution solicitor) :: cafetão {m} [Brazil], proxeneta {m}, safado {m}, chulo {m}, alcoviteiro {m}
pimp {v} (to act as procurer of prostitutes) :: cafetinar, alcovitar
pimpernel {n} (Anagallis) :: morrião {m}
pimping {n} (practise of procuring prostitutes) :: proxenetismo {m}, cafetinagem {f} [Brazil], alcovitagem {f}
pimple {n} (inflamed spot on the surface of the skin) :: borbulha {f}, espinha {f}
pin {n} (needle without an eye, used for fastening) :: alfinete {m}
pin {n} (small nail) :: tacha {f}
pin {n} (cylinder of wood or metal used to fasten or as a bearing between two parts) :: pino {m}
pin {n} (slender object specially designed for use in bowling) :: pino {m}
pin {n} (any of the individual connecting elements of a multi-pole electrical connector) :: pino {m}
pin {n} (in chess) :: cravado {m}
pin {v} (to fasten/attach with a pin) :: alfinetar
pin {n} (jewellery attached with a pin) SEE: brooch ::
pinafore {n} (Sleeveless dress) :: salopete {f}
pinata {n} (candy-filled container that is hit with a stick) :: pinhata {f}
pinball {n} (game) :: pinball {m}
pince-nez {n} (type of eyeglasses) :: pincenê {m}, pince-nez {m}
pincers {n} (gripping tool) :: tenaz {f}, pinça {f}
pincers {n} (front claws) :: patolas {f}
pinch {v} (to squeeze a small amount of skin) :: beliscar
pinch {v} (to steal) :: roubar
pinch {n} (action of squeezing a small amount of skin) :: beliscada {f}
pinch {n} (small amount of powder) :: pitada {f} (ex: uma pitada de sal)
pinch {n} (difficult situation) :: aperto, alhada
pine {n} (tree of the genus Pinus) :: pinheiro {m}
pine {v} (to languish, to droop) :: definhar
pine {v} (to long for sufferingly) :: ter/sentir saudade/saudades
pineal gland {n} (small endocrine gland) :: glândula pineal {f}
pineapple {n} (plant) :: ananás {m} [Portugal], abacaxi {m} [Brazil]
pineapple {n} (fruit) :: ananás {m} [Portugal], abacaxi {m} [Brazil]
pineapple {n} (slang: hand grenade) :: abacaxi {m} [Brazil]
pineapple guava {n} (feijoa) SEE: feijoa ::
pinecone {n} (seed-bearing cone of a pine tree) :: pinha {f}
pine marten {n} (Martes martes) :: marta {f}, marta europeia {f}
pine needle {n} (leaf of a pine tree) :: caruma {f}
pine nut {n} (edible seeds of evergreen pine) :: pinhão {m}
pinery {n} (pinewood) SEE: pinewood ::
pine tree {n} (pine) SEE: pine ::
pinewood {n} (wood of the pine) :: pinho {m}
pinewood {n} (forest or grove of pines) :: pinhal {m}, pinheiral {m}
pingo {n} (flexible pole with a load suspended from each end) SEE: carrying pole ::
ping pong {n} (table tennis) SEE: table tennis ::
pink {n} (flower) :: cravo {m}
pink {n} (pale red colour) :: cor-de-rosa {m}, rosa {m}
pink {adj} (colored/coloured between red and white) :: cor-de-rosa, rosa
pinkie {n} (little finger) SEE: little finger ::
pink noise {n} (signal or process) :: ruído rosa {f}
pinky {n} (little finger) SEE: little finger ::
pinna {n} (visible part of the ear) :: orelha {f}, pavilhão auditivo {m}
pinnate {adj} (having two rows of members arranged on each side of a common axis) :: pinado, penado
Pinocchian {adj} (of or relating to Pinocchio) :: pinoquiano
Pinocchio {prop} (protagonist) :: Pinóquio {m}, Pinocchio {m}
Pinocchio {prop} (fairy tale) :: Pinóquio {m}, Pinocchio {m}
Pinocchio {n} (one who lies often) :: Pinóquio {m}, pinóquio {m}
pins and needles {n} (tingling felt in limb) :: formigamento {m}
pinstripe {n} (thin stripe on fabric) :: risca-de-giz {f}
pinstripe {n} (suit made of such fabric) :: terno risca-de-giz {m}, risca-de-giz {m}
pint {n} (unit of volume for liquids) :: quartilho {m}, pint {m}
pinta {n} (pint) SEE: pint ::
pinto {n} (horse with patchy coloration including white) :: cavalo malhado {m}
pinto {adj} (pied, mottled) :: malhado
pinwheel {n} (fake flower for children) :: cata-vento {m}
Pinyin {prop} (romanization of Mandarin Chinese) :: pinyin {m}
pion {n} (particle) :: píon {m}
piñon {n} (pine nut) SEE: pine nut ::
pioneer {n} (one who goes before) :: pioneiro
pioneer {n} (member of a child organization in the Soviet bloc) :: pioneiro {m}
pioneer species {n} (pioneer species) :: espécie pioneira {f}, espécie oportunista {f}
pious {adj} (of or pertaining to piety) :: pio
piously {adv} (in a pious manner) :: piamente
pip {n} (seed) :: caroço {m}; semente {f}
pipe {n} (musical instrument) :: flauta {f}
pipe {n} (organ pipe) :: tubo {m}
pipe {n} (hollow tube) :: cano {m}, tubo {m}, duto {m}
pipe {n} (computing: means of interprocess communication) :: pipe {m}
pipe {n} (smoking tool) SEE: tobacco pipe ::
pipe dream {n} (near impossibility) :: quimera {f}
pipeline {n} (conduit made of pipes) :: ducto {m}, duto {m}
pipeline {n} (channel by which information is transmitted) :: pipeline {m}
piper {n} (baby pigeon) SEE: squab ::
piper {n} (musician who plays a pipe) :: flautista {m} {f}
piper {n} (bagpiper) SEE: bagpiper ::
pipes of Pan {n} (panpipes) SEE: panpipes ::
pipette {n} (small glass tube used for transferring liquid) :: pipeta {f}
pipette {v} (to transfer or measure the volume of a liquid using a pipet) :: pipetar
pipe wrench {n} (adjustable wrench) :: chave de grifo, turquesa {f}
pipit {n} (passerine bird from the genus Anthus) :: petinha {f} [Portugal], caminheiro {m} [Brazil], corredeira {f} [Brazil]
pipra {n} (any member of the bird genus Pipra) :: pipra {f}
piquant {adj} (engaging; charming) :: chamativo {m}, interessante {m} {f}
piracy {n} (robbery at sea) :: pirataria {f}
piracy {n} (unauthorized duplication) :: pirataria {f}
Piraeus {prop} (city) :: Pireu
Pirahã {n} (people) :: Pirahã {m-p}, pirahãs {m-p}
Pirahã {prop} (language) :: Pirahã {m}
Pirandellian {adj} (characteristic of the works of Luigi Pirandello) :: pirandeliano
piranha {n} (South American fish) :: piranha {f}
pirarucu {n} (arapaima) SEE: arapaima ::
pirate {n} (one who plunders at sea) :: corsário {m}, pirata {m}, bucaneiro {m}
pirate {n} (one who breaks intellectual property laws) :: pirata {m}
pirate {v} (make and/or sell an illegal copy) :: piratear
pirate {adj} (illegal imitated or reproduced) :: pirateado
pirate bug {n} (any insect in the family Anthocoridae) :: antocorídeo {m}
pirater {n} (one who pirates (produces unauthorized copies)) :: pirateador
pirate ship {n} (ship manned by pirates) :: navio/barco/nau pirata
pirouette {n} (whirling or turning on the toes) :: pirueta {f}
pirouette {n} (the whirling about of a horse) :: pirueta {f}
pirouette {v} (to perform a pirouette) :: fazer (uma) pirueta
Pisa {prop} (city in Italy) :: Pisa {f}
Pisces {prop} (constellation) :: [Portugal] Pisces {m-p}, [Brazil] Peixes {m-p}
Pisces {prop} (astrological sign) :: [Portugal] Pisces {m-p}, [Brazil] Peixes {m-p}
Pisces {n} (Someone with a Pisces star sign) :: pisciano
pisciculture {n} (rearing of fish) :: piscicultura {f}
pismire {n} (ant) SEE: ant ::
piss {n} (urine) :: mijo {m}, xixi [childish] {m}, urina
piss {v} :: mijar
pissed as a newt {adj} (drunk to the point of incapacity; inebriated) :: bêbado como um gambá
pisser {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet ::
pisser {n} (vulgar slang for toilet) SEE: shitter ::
piss off {v} (to leave, to go away) :: cai fora
piss one's pants {v} (wet oneself) SEE: wet oneself ::
pistachio {n} (tree) :: pistache {m}, pistáchio {m}
pistachio {n} (fruit) :: pistache {m}, pistáchio {m}
piste {n} ((skiing) a downhill trail) :: pista {f}
pistil {n} (a discrete unit in the center of a flower which receives the pollen and produces a fruit) :: pistilo {m}
pistol {n} (handgun) :: pistola {f}
piston {n} (solid disk or cylinder that fits inside a hollow cylinder) :: pistão {m}
piston engine {n} (engines having cylinders containing reciprocating pistons) :: motor de explosão
pit {n} (hole in the ground) :: buraco {m}, poço {m}, cavouco {m}, vala {f}, fosso {m}
pit {n} (service area at a motor racetrack) :: pitstop {m}
pit {n} (seed or stone inside a fruit) :: caroço {m}, graínha {f}
pit {n} (the stone of a drupaceous fruit) :: caroço {m}
pit {v} (remove the stone from) :: descaroçar
pit {n} (mine) SEE: mine ::
pit {n} (armpit) SEE: armpit ::
pita {n} (bread pouch used for making sandwiches) :: pita
pitaya {n} (dragon fruit) SEE: dragon fruit ::
Pitcairn Islands {prop} (British territory) :: Ilhas Pitcairn {f-p}
pitch {n} (sticky, gummy substance secreted by trees) :: seiva {f}, breu {m}
pitch {n} (dark, extremely viscous material made by distilling tar) :: piche {m}, pez {m}, breu {m}
pitch {n} (act of pitching a baseball) :: arremesso {m}
pitch {n} (field on which cricket, soccer, rugby or field hockey is played) :: campo {m}
pitch {n} (level or degree) :: grau {m}
pitch {v} (to throw) :: arremessar
pitch {v} (baseball: to throw the ball toward home plate) :: arremessar
pitch {v} (to throw away; discard) :: jogar fora; descartar
pitch {v} (to promote, advertise, or attempt to sell) :: vender;
pitch {v} (to assemble or erect (a tent)) :: armar
pitch {v} (of snow, to settle and build up, without melting) :: acumular (neve não-derretida)
pitch {n} (the perceived frequency of a sound or note) :: altura {f}, agudeza {f}, agudez {f}
pitch accent {n} (phonology) :: acento tonal {m}, acento musical {m}, acento de altura {m}
pitch-black {adj} (of the blackest black) :: preto como carvão
pitcher {n} (the player who throws the ball to the batter) :: lançador {m}
pitcher {n} (Gay dominant sex partner) :: ativo
pitcher {n} (A wide-mouthed, deep vessel for holding liquids) :: jarra {f}, jarro {m}
pitchfork {n} (farm tool with tines) :: forcado {m}, forquilha {f}, garfo {m}
pitfall {n} (potential problem, hazard, or danger) :: cilada {f}, armadilha {f}
pitfall {n} (anti-pattern) SEE: antipattern ::
pith {n} (soft spongy substance in the center of the stems of many plants and trees) :: medula {f}
pith {n} (albedo) SEE: albedo ::
pith {n} (spinal cord; marrow) SEE: spinal cord ::
pithy {adj} (Concise and meaningful) :: conciso {m}, sentencioso {m}, lacónico {m}, sucinto {m}, incisivo {m}
pitiful {adj} (so appalling or sad that one feels or should feel sorry for it) :: lamentável
pitiless {adj} (having no pity) :: impiedoso, desapiedado
Pitjantjatjara {prop} (the aboriginal language mainly spoken in central Australia) :: pitjantjatjara
pitta bread {n} (flat bread made from wheat flour) SEE: pita ::
pituitary gland {n} (endocrine gland) :: hipófise
pit viper {n} :: crotalídeo {m}
pity {n} (feeling of sympathy) :: pena {f}
pity {n} (something regrettable) :: pena {f}
pity {v} (to feel pity for someone or something) :: apiedar-se de, sentir de, sentir compaixão por
pity {interj} (what a pity) SEE: what a pity ::
pivot {n} (that on which something turns) :: pivô {m}
pivot {n} (something having a paramount significance) :: pivô {m}
pivot {v} (to turn on an exact spot) :: girar
pivotal {adj} (being of crucial importance; central, key) :: pivotal, crucial
pixel {n} (one of the tiny dots that make up the representation of an image in a computer's memory) :: pixel {m}, píxel {m}
pixelated {adj} (of an image, having pixels that are large enough to be individually visible from a normal viewing distance) :: pixelizado
pixellated {adj} (pixelated) SEE: pixelated ::
pixie {n} (playful sprite or elflike or fairy-like creature) :: duende
pizza {n} (baked Italian dish) :: pizza {f}
pizza {n} (a single instance of that dish) :: pizza {f}
pizzaiolo {n} (man who makes pizzas) :: pizzaiolo {m}
pizza parlor {n} (pizzeria) SEE: pizzeria ::
pizza store {n} (restaurant specializing in pizza) :: pizzaria {f}
pizzeria {n} (outlet that primarily sells pizza) :: pizzaria {f}
placate {v} (to calm) :: aplacar
place {n} (location, position) :: lugar {m}, local {m}, posição {f}
place {n} (open space, courtyard, market square) :: praça
place {n} (group of houses) :: vila {f}
place {n} (region of a land) :: área {f}, região {f}
place {n} (somewhere to sit) :: lugar {m}, assento {m}
place {n} (frame of mind) :: mentalidade {f}
place {n} (informal: house or home) :: casa {f}
place {n} (a role or purpose, a station) :: posição {f}, papel {m}
place {n} (numeric: the column counting a certain quantity) :: casa {f}, algarismo {m}
place {n} (the position of a contestant in a competition) :: lugar {m}, posição {f}
place {n} (the position as a member of a team) :: lugar {m}, posição {f}
place {v} (to put in a specific location) :: colocar, pôr
place {v} (to earn a given spot in a competition) :: classificar-se, chegar, obter
place {v} (to remember where and when something or someone was previously encountered) :: lembrar-se
place {v} (passive: to achieve (a certain position)) :: classificar-se, chegar, obter
place {v} (to sing (a note) with the correct pitch) :: cantar, entoar
place {v} (to arrange for, make (a bet)) :: apostar
place {v} (to recruit or match an appropriate person for a job) :: contratar
placebo {n} (a dummy medicine containing no active ingredients; an inert treatment) :: placebo {m}
place mat {n} (protective table mat) :: esteirinha {f}
placement {n} (the act of placing or putting in place) :: colocação {f}, posicionamento {m}
placement {n} (a location or position) :: posicionamento {m}
placename {n} (the name of a place) :: topónimo {m} [Portugal], topônimo [Brazil]
placenta {n} (anatomy: placenta) :: placenta {f}
placental {adj} (relative to placenta) :: placentário
place of decimals {n} (position of digit to the right of the decimal point) SEE: decimal place ::
placid {adj} (calm and quiet; peaceful) :: plácido, calmo {m}, tranquilo {m}, plácido {m}
plagiarism {n} (copying of someone's ideas) :: plágio {m}
plagiarism {n} (act of plagiarizing or something plagiarized) :: plágio {m}
plagiarist {n} (one who plagiarizes) :: plagiador {m}, plagiário {m}
plagiarize {v} (use, and pass off as one's own, someone else's writing/speech) :: plagiar
plagiocephaly {n} (congenital condition) :: plagiocefalia {f}
plague {n} (specific disease "the Plague") :: peste negra {f}, peste bubónica {f} [Portugal], peste bubônica {f} [Brazil], peste {f}, praga
plague {n} (an epidemic or pandemic caused by any pestilence) :: praga {f}, peste {f}
plague {n} (widespread affliction, calamity) :: praga {f}, peste {f}
plague {n} (a nuisance) :: incómodo [Portugal], incômodo {m} [Brazil], peste {f}
plague {v} (to harass) :: incomodar, atormentar
plain {adj} (ordinary; lacking adornment or ornamentation) :: simples
plain {adj} (unseasoned) :: natural {m} {f}, insípido {m}
plain {adj} (computing: containing no non-printing characters) :: simples {m} {f}
plain {n} (an expanse of land with relatively low relief) :: planície {f}
plainchant {n} (plainsong) SEE: plainsong ::
plainsong {n} (monophonic chant) :: cantochão {m}
plain text {n} (unencrypted text) SEE: cleartext ::
plaintiff {n} (party bringing a suit in civil law against a defendant) :: querelante {m}{f}; acusação; promotoria
plain-winged antshrike {n} (bird) :: [Brazil]: choca-de-oho-vermelho
plait {v} (to double in narrow folds) SEE: pleat ::
plait {n} (flat fold) :: dobra {f}, prega {f}
plait {n} (braid) :: trança {f}
plait {v} (to interweave) :: trançar, entrançar
plan {n} (technical drawing) :: planta {f}
plan {n} (set of intended actions) :: plano {m}
plan {n} (2-dimensional drawing from above) :: planta {f}
plan {v} (to design) :: planear [Portugal], planejar [Brazil]
plan {v} (to create a plan for) :: planear [Portugal], planejar [Brazil]
plan {v} (to intend) :: pretender
Planalto slaty antshrike {n} (bird) :: [Brazil]: choca-do-planalto
planarian {n} (flatworm) :: planária {f}
Planck's constant {n} (constant) :: constante de Planck
plane {adj} (of a surface: flat or level.) :: plano
plane {n} (math: flat surface extending infinitely in all directions) :: plano {m}
plane {n} (level of existence) :: plano {m}
plane {n} (a tool) :: plaina {f}
plane {v} (to smooth with a plane) :: aplainar
plane {n} (airplane) :: avião {m}, aeroplano {m}
plane {v} (to glide) :: plainar, pairar
plane {n} (deciduous tree) :: plátano {m}
planet {n} (each of the seven major bodies which move relative to the fixed stars in the night sky) :: planeta {m}
planet {n} (rocky or gaseous spherical bodies orbiting the Sun) :: planeta {m}
planet {n} (similar body in orbit around a star) :: planeta {m}
planetarium {n} (museum which displays images of space) :: planetário {m}
planetary {adj} (of or relating to planets) :: planetário
planetary nebula {n} (nebulosity) :: nebulosa planetária {f}
planetary system {n} (a group of various non-stellar objects orbiting a star or star system) :: sistema planetário {m}
planetesimal {n} (a small, solid astronomical object) :: planetesimal {m}
planetoid {n} (any of several larger astral bodies) :: planetoide {m}
planetree {n} (plane) SEE: plane ::
planetree {n} (sycamore) SEE: sycamore ::
Planet X {prop} (hypothetical planet) :: Planeta X {m}
plangent {adj} (having a loud mournful sound) :: plangente
planimeter {n} (measuring device) :: planímetro {m}
plank {n} (long, broad and thick piece of timber) :: tábua {f}, prancha {f}
plank {n} (political issue) :: ponto de contenção {m}
plank {v} (to cover something with planking) :: entabuar, entabular
plankton {n} (generic term for all the organisms that float in the sea) :: plâncton {m}
planned {adj} (existing or designed according to a plan) :: planeado, planejado [Brazil]
planned obsolescence {n} (policy) :: obsolescência planejada {f}, obsolescência programada {f}
planner {n} (planning notebook or software) :: agenda {f}
planning {n} (action of the verb to plan) :: planeamento {m}, planejamento {m}
planning {n} (act of formulating of a course of action) :: planeamento {m}, planeamento {m}
plant {n} (organism capable of photosynthesis) :: planta {f}, vegetal {m}
plant {n} (a small or herbaceous organism, rather than a tree) :: planta {f}, erva {f}
plant {n} (organism of the kingdom Plantae) :: planta {f}
plant {n} (large piece of machinery) :: aparelhagem {f}
plant {v} (place in soil or other substrate in order that it may live and grow) :: plantar
plant {v} (to place (an object, or sometimes a person), often with the implication of intending deceit) :: plantar
plant {n} (factory) SEE: factory ::
plantain {n} (small plant) :: plantago {m}, tanchagem {f}, tansagem {f}, transagem {f}
plantar fascia {n} (the thick connective tissue which supports the arch of the foot) :: fáscia plantar {f}
plantation {n} (large farm) :: plantação {f}, fazenda {f}
plasma {n} (high energy state of matter) :: plasma {m}
plasma {n} (component of blood) :: plasma {m}
plasma membrane {n} (cell membrane) SEE: cell membrane ::
plasma TV {n} (a television having a plasma display) :: TV de plasma {f}
plasmid {n} (loop of double-stranded DNA that is separate from the chromosomes) :: plasmídeo {m}, plasmídio
plaster {n} (healing paste) :: unguento
plaster {n} (mixture for coating) :: gesso {m}
plaster {n} (cast) :: gesso {m}
plaster {v} (to cover with plaster) :: engessar
plaster {n} (adhesive bandage) SEE: band-aid ::
plaster {n} (plaster of Paris) SEE: plaster of Paris ::
plasterboard {n} (rigid panel of several layers of fibreboard or paper bonded to a gypsum core) :: placa de gesso {f}
plaster cast {n} (healing aid) :: gesso
plaster of Paris {n} (hemihydrate of calcium sulfate) :: gesso de Paris {m}
plastic {n} (synthetic thermoplastic polymer) :: plástico {m}
plastic {n} (any similar synthetic material) :: plástico {m}
plastic {adj} (capable of being moulded; malleable, flexible, pliant) :: plástico
plastic bag {n} (type of packaging) :: saco plástico {m}, sacola de plástico {f}
plasticine {n} (modeling clay) :: plastilina {f}
plasticity {n} (quality of being plastic) :: plasticidade {f}
plasticity {n} (property of a solid body) :: plasticidade {f}
plastic surgery {n} (surgery involving the transfer of tissue) :: cirurgia plástica {f}
plastic surgery {n} (cosmetic surgery) :: cirurgia plástica {f}
plate {n} (Cockney rhyming slang: foot) SEE: foot ::
plate {n} (flat dish) :: prato {m}
plate {n} (contents of a plate) :: pratada {f}
plate {n} (course at a meal) :: prato {m}
plate {n} (flat metallic object) :: placa {f}
plate {n} (vehicle license plate) :: placa {f}
plate {n} (printing: engraved surface used to transfer an image to paper) :: placa {f}
plate {n} (printing, publishing: full page illustration) :: prancha
plate {n} (chemistry: flat piece of material) :: placa, chapa {f}
plate {v} (to cover the surface material of an object with a thin coat of another material) :: laminar
plate {n} (prize given to the winner in a contest) SEE: prize ::
plate {n} (geology: tectonic plate) SEE: tectonic plate ::
plateau {n} (level expanse) :: planalto {m}, platô {m}, altiplano {m}
plateful {n} (the quantity contained on a plate) :: pratada {f}
platelet {n} (particle found in the blood of mammals) :: plaqueta {f}
platform {n} (stage for speeches and performances) :: plataforma {f}
platform {n} (high shoe type) :: salto plataforma {m}
platform {n} (computing: particular type of operating system or environment) :: plataforma {f}
platform {n} (politics: political stance on a broad set of issues) :: plataforma {f}
platform {n} (travel: raised structure for passengers) :: plataforma {f}
platform {n} (flat expanse of rock) :: plataforma {f}
platform game {n} (A video game characterized by jumping to and from suspended platforms or over obstacles) :: jogo de plataforma {m}
Platine {adj} (of or from River Plate) :: platense, rio-platense
platinum {n} (metal) :: platina {f}
platinum {n} (colour) :: platinado {m}
platinum {adj} (colour) :: platinado
platitude {n} (often-quoted saying) :: platitude {f}, clichê {m}
platitude {n} (triteness) :: platitude {f}, banalidade {f}
Plato {prop} (Greek philosopher) :: Platão {m}
platometer {n} (planimeter) SEE: planimeter ::
platonic {adj} (not sexual in nature) :: platónico [Portugal], platônico [Brazil]
platonic love {n} (intimate but non-sexual affection) :: amor platónico/platônico {m}
platoon {n} (unit of 30-40 soldiers) :: pelotão
Plato's Cave {prop} (the allegorical cave) :: Caverna de Platão {f}
platter {n} (a tray for serving food) :: bandeja {f}, travessa {f}
platykurtic {adj} (having negative kurtosis) :: platicúrtico
platypus {n} (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) :: ornitorrinco {m}
plausible {adj} (likely, acceptable) :: plausível
plausible {adj} (worthy of being applauded) :: plausível
play {v} (act in a manner such that one has fun) :: jogar, brincar
play {v} (produce music using a musical instrument (transitive sense), affecting a noun) :: tocar
play {v} (produce music using a musical instrument (intransitive sense, not affecting a noun)) :: tocar
play {v} (act in a performance) :: atuar, representar, desempenhar
play {v} (participate in (a sport or game)) :: jogar
play {v} (use a device to hear (a recording)) :: tocar, reproduzir
play {n} (playful activity) :: jogo {m}, brincadeira {f}
play {n} (individual's performance in a sport) :: jogo {m}
play {n} (literary composition intended to be represented) :: drama {m}
play {n} (theatrical performance) :: peça {f}
playable {adj} (able to be played) :: jogável
playback {n} (replaying of recorded sound or moving images) :: playback {m}
playboy {n} (man who devotes himself to pleasure) :: playboy {m}
Playboy {prop} (the adult magazine) :: Playboy {f}
Playboy Bunny {n} (waitress at a Playboy Club) :: Coelhinha {f}
play by ear {v} (play music guided by one's musical ear) :: tocar de memória [from memory], tocar de ouvido [in imitation of a performance]
playdough {n} (childrens' modeling clay) :: massa de modelar, massinha
player {n} (one who plays any game or sport) :: jogador
player {n} (dramatic actor) :: ator {m}
player {n} (one who plays a musical instrument) :: tocador {m}
player {n} (gambler, see also: gambler) :: apostador {m}, jogador {m}
player {n} (electronic device) :: tocador {m}, leitor {m}, player {m}
player {n} (software application) :: player {m}
player {n} (one without serious aims) :: brincalhão {m}
playful {adj} (liking or prone to play) :: brincalhão
playground {n} (large open space to play on, usually for children) :: parque, parquinho, parque infantil {m}
playground {n} (open-air space on a school campus where the children can play) :: playground {m}
playground {n} (small area for children) :: playground {m}, parquinho
playground {n} (space to do what one pleases) :: playground {m}
play hookey {v} (To be absent without permission) :: matar aula, cabular aula
play hooky {v} (to stay away from school, work, etc. without suitable permission or excuse) :: cabular [Brazil], gazetear, gazear
play house {n} (toy house for dolls) SEE: doll's house ::
playhouse {n} (venue for performing plays) SEE: theater ::
playing card {n} (one of usually 52 rectangular pieces of card) :: carta {f}, carta de baralho {f}
playlist {n} (record) :: playlist {f}
playlist {n} (computing) :: lista de reprodução {f}
playoff {n} :: finais {f-p}
playpen {n} (enclosure for children to play in) :: chiqueirinho {m}, cercadinho {m}
play possum {v} (to pretend to be dead) :: fingir-se/fazer-se de morto
PlayStation {n} (series of video game consoles) :: PlayStation {m}
plaything {n} (something intended for playing with) :: brinquedo {m}
play truant {v} (be absent from school without permission) :: matar
play with fire {v} (put oneself in a precarious situation) :: brincar com fogo
playwright {n} (writer of plays for the theatre) :: dramaturgo {m}
playwriter {n} (playwright) SEE: playwright ::
plaza {n} (a towns' public square) :: praça {f}
plea {n} (appeal, petition, entreaty) :: súplica {f}, apelo {m}, rogo {m}
plea {n} (excuse) :: desculpa {f}
plea {n} (that which is presented in defense or justification) :: desculpa {f}
plead {v} (to present an argument) :: alegar
plead {v} (to beg) :: implorar
pleasant {adj} (giving pleasure; pleasing in manner) :: agradável
please {v} (to make happy or satisfy) :: agradar
please {adv} (interjection to make a polite request) :: por favor, faça favor
please {adv} (expression of annoyance or impatience) :: por favor, faça-me o favor
pleased {adj} (happy, content) :: contente, satisfeito
pleased to meet you {phrase} (polite formula used when being introduced to somebody) :: muito prazer
please help me {phrase} (please help me) :: por favor, me ajude
please pass the salt {phrase} (please pass the salt) :: por favor, passe o sal
please repeat after me {phrase} (phrase) :: por favor, repita depois de mim
please say that again {phrase} (please say that again) :: por favor, repita isso, por favor, diga isso novamente/denovo
please sit down {phrase} (please sit down) :: sente-se por favor
please speak more slowly {phrase} (please speak more slowly) :: por favor fale mais devagar
please turn left {phrase} (please turn left) :: por favor, vire à esquerda
please turn right {phrase} (please turn right) :: por favor, vire à direita
pleasing {adj} (giving pleasure) :: agradável
pleasure {n} (a state of being pleased) :: prazer {m}
pleasure {n} (person or thing that causes enjoyment) :: prazer {m}
pleat {n} (fold in a fabric of a garment) :: plissado {m}, prega {f}
pleat {n} (plait) SEE: plait ::
pleb {n} (common person) :: ralé {f}, gentalha {f}, plebe {f}, {m}
plebe {n} (plebeian) SEE: plebeian ::
plebe {n} (plebs) SEE: plebs ::
plebeian {n} (one of the common people of ancient Rome) :: plebeu {m}
plebeian {adj} (of or pertaining to the common people) :: plebeu
plebeianly {adv} (in a plebeian manner) :: plebeiamente
plebiscite {n} (A referendum, especially one that concerns changes in sovereignty) :: plebiscito {m}
plebs {n} (The common people) :: plebe
plectrum {n} (music: small piece for plucking strings) :: plectro {m}, palheta {f}
pledge {v} (to make a solemn promise) :: prometer
pledge {n} (solemn promise) :: promessa {f}, penhor {m}
pledge {n} (security to payment) :: garantia {f}
-plegic {suffix} ( of -plegia) :: -plégico
Pleiades {prop} (Greek mythology) :: Plêiades {f}
Pleiades {prop} (astronomy) :: Plêiades
plenary {adj} (fully attended) :: plenário
plenary session {n} (plenary session) :: sessão plenária {f}
plenipotentiary {n} (person invested with supreme authority) :: plenipotenciário {m}
plenipotentiary {adj} (invested with full power) :: plenipotenciário {m}
plentiful {adj} (existing in large number) :: grande
plentiful {adj} (yelding abundance) :: abundante, farto {m}
plenty {n} (a more than adequate amount) :: abundância {f}
plenty {adj} (plentiful) SEE: plentiful ::
pleonasm {n} (redundancy in wording) :: pleonasmo {m}
pleonastic {adj} (of, or relating to pleonasm) :: pleonástico
pleonastic {adj} (using an excess number of words) :: pleonástico
pleroma {n} (the region of light above the world) :: pleroma
plethora {n} (excess, abundance) :: pletora {f}
pleura {n} (serous membrane that covers the lungs and thorax) :: pleura {f}
pleural cavity {n} (body cavity) :: cavidade pleural {f}
pleurisy {n} (inflammation of lung pleura) :: pleurisia {f}, pleurite {f}
pliable {adj} (easily bent or formed) :: maleável, moldável, flexível
pliers {n} (gripping tool which multiplies the strength of the user's hand) :: alicates {m-p}
plinth {n} (base for column, pedestal or statue) :: plinto {m}, alaque {m}, soclo {m}
plinthosol {n} (soil type) :: plintossolo {m}
Pliny {prop} (Roman praenomen) :: Plínio
plosive {n} (consonant) :: oclusiva {f}, plosiva {f}
plot {n} (course of a story) :: argumento {m}, trama, enredo {m}
plot {n} (area of land used for building on or planting on) :: lote {m}
plot {n} (graph or diagram) :: diagrama {m}, gráfico {m}
plot {n} (secret plan to achieve an end) :: complô {m}
plot {v} (transitive: to conceive) :: conceber
plot {v} (to trace out a graph or diagram) :: traçar
plot {v} (to mark a point on a graph) :: marcar
plot twist {n} (change in the direction or expected outcome of the plot) :: virada {f}, guinada {f}
plough {n} (device pulled through the ground) :: arado {m}
plough {v} (to use a plough on to prepare for planting) :: arar, lavrar
plough {v} (to use a plough) :: arar, lavrar
Plough {prop} (name for the brightest seven stars of the constellation Ursa Major) SEE: Big Dipper ::
ploughing {n} (breaking of the ground into furrows) :: aração {f}, aragem {f}
plov {n} (pilaf) SEE: pilaf ::
plover {n} (wading bird of the family Charadriidae) :: tarambola {f}, borrelho {m}
plow {n} (plough) SEE: plough ::
plow {v} (plough) SEE: plough ::
plowman {n} (male plower) :: arador {m}
plowshare {n} (cutting edge of a plow) :: relha {f}
ploy {n} (strategy, tactic) :: estratagema {m}
pluck {v} (to pull something sharply; to pull something out) :: tirar
pluck {v} (to remove feathers from a bird) :: depenar
pluck {n} (nerve, fortitude, persistence) :: perseverança {f}
plucky {adj} (having or showing pluck) :: ousado
plug {n} (electric connecting device) :: ficha {f}, tomada {f}
plug {n} (hole filler) :: tampão {m}
plug in {v} (connect an electrical device) :: plugar
plug-in {n} (computer program addon) :: plugin {m}
plum {n} (the fruit) :: ameixa {f}
plum {n} (the tree) :: ameixeira {f}
plum {n} ((slang) testicle) :: bolas {f-p}
plum {n} (raisin) SEE: raisin ::
plumage {n} (feathers) :: plumagem {f}
plumber {n} (one who fits, etc, pipes for water, gas or drainage) :: bombeiro {m}, encanador {m}
plumber's helper {n} (plunger) SEE: plunger ::
plumbery {n} (business of a plumber) SEE: plumbing ::
plumbing {n} (pipes, etc, of a water/gas/sewage system in a building) :: encanamento {m}
plum blossom {n} (the blossom of the Prunus mume) :: flor de ameixeira {f}
plume {n} (feather) :: pluma {f}
plume {n} (geology: upwelling of molten material) :: pluma {f}
plume {v} (to congratulate oneself proudly) :: emplumar-se
plume {v} (to adorn with plumes) :: emplumar
plumed {adj} (having or decorated with a plume or plumes) :: emplumado
plummet {n} (lead on a line, plumb bob, plummet line) :: prumo {m}
plummet {v} (to drop swiftly, in a direct manner; to fall quickly) :: cair, despencar
plump {adj} (Having a full and rounded shape, chubby) :: rechonchundo
plum tree {n} (tree that bears plums) SEE: plum ::
plunder {v} (to take all the goods of, by force (as in war) (transitive)) :: saquear, pilhar
plunder {v} (to take by force or wrongfully) :: saquear, pilhar
plunder {v} (to commit robbery or looting (intransitive)) :: pilhar, saquear
plunder {n} (instance of plundering) :: saque {m}, pilhagem {f}
plunder {n} (loot attained by plundering) :: saque {f}, butim {m}
plunge {v} :: mergulhar, atirar(-se)
plunger {n} (device for removing blockages by suction) :: desentupidor
pluperfect {n} (pluperfect tense) SEE: pluperfect tense ::
pluperfect {n} (verb in this tense) :: pretérito mais-que-perfeito {m}
pluperfect tense {n} (tense) :: pretérito mais-que-perfeito, mais-que-perfeito {m}
plural {adj} (more than one) :: plural
plural {n} (the plural number) :: plural {m}
plural {n} (word in plural form) :: plural {m}
plurale tantum {n} (a noun without a singular form) :: plurale tantum {m}
pluridimensional {adj} (multidimensional) SEE: multidimensional ::
plus {n} (plus sign) SEE: plus sign ::
plus {prep} (arithmetic: sum) :: mais
plus {prep} (in addition to) :: mais
plus {adj} (being positive rather than negative or zero) :: positivo
plus {adj} (positive, involving advantage) :: positivo
plus {adj} (physics: electrically positive) :: positivo {m}, positiva {f}
plush {n} (textile fabric) :: peluche {f} [Portugal], pelúcia {f} [Brazil]
plush {n} (toy) SEE: plush toy ::
plush toy {n} (child's soft toy with a plush covering) :: peluche {f} [Portugal], pelúcia {f} [Brazil]
plus sign {n} (mathematical symbol) :: sinal de mais
Plutarch {prop} (Greek historian) :: Plutarco
Pluto {prop} (god) :: Plutão {m}
Pluto {prop} (Kuiper belt object - a dwarf planet) :: Plutão {m}
plutocracy {n} (government by the wealthy) :: plutocracia {f}
plutocracy {n} (controlling class of the wealthy) :: plutocracia {f}
plutocrat {n} (someone who rules by virtue of his or her wealth) :: plutocrata {m} {f}
plutodemocracy {n} (pseudodemocracy that is in fact a hypercapitalist plutocracy) :: democracia plutocrática {f}, plutodemocracia {f}
plutonium {n} (chemical element) :: plutónio {m}
pluviometer {n} (instrument) :: pluviómetro {m} [Portugal], pluviômetro {m} [Brazil], pluvímetro {m}, udómetro {m} [Portugal], udômetro {m} [Brazil]
Pluviôse {prop} (the fifth month of the French Republican Calendar) :: pluvioso {m}
plywood {n} (construction material) :: compensado {m}
p.m. {abbr} (after noon) :: p.m.
PMT {n} (premenstrual tension) :: TPM {f}
pneumatic {adj} (of or relating to air or other gases) :: pneumático {m}, pneumática {f}
pneumatic {adj} (of or relating to pneumatics) :: pneumático {m}, pneumática {f}
pneumatic {adj} (powered by, or filled with compressed air) :: pneumático {m}, pneumática {f}
pneumatic drill {n} (pneumatic drill) SEE: jackhammer ::
pneumatics {n} (branch of mechanics) :: pneumática {f}
pneumoconiosis {n} (disease of the lungs) :: pneumoconiose {f}
pneumology {n} (the study of the respiratory system and organs) :: pneumologia {f}
pneumonia {n} (inflammation of the lungs) :: pneumonia {f}
pneumothorax {n} (presence of air inside the pleural cavity) :: pneumotórax {m}
Po {prop} (longest river in Italy) :: {m}
poach {v} (to cook in simmering liquid) :: escalfar
poach {v} (to take game or fish illegally) :: caçar/pescar furtivamente
poacher {n} (a person who trespasses in order to take game illegally) :: caçador furtivo {m}
poaching {n} (trespassing in search of game) :: caça furtiva {f}
pocket {n} (bag stitched to an item of clothing) :: bolso {m}, algibeira {f}
pocket {n} (billiards: net into which balls are struck) :: caçapa {f}
pocket {n} (enclosed volume of one substance surrounded by another) :: bolsão {m}
pocket {v} (to cause a ball to go into a pocket of a billiard table) :: encaçapar
pocket {adj} (of a size suitable for putting into a pocket) :: de bolso {m} {f}
pocketknife {n} (small knife whose blades or tools can fold in its handle) :: canivete {m}
pocket money {n} (money given to a child) :: mesada
pocket watch {n} (watch) :: relógio de bolso {m}
pod {n} (seed case) :: vagem {f}
pod {n} (small vehicle) :: cápsula {f}
podcast {n} (podcast) :: podcast {m}
Podgorica {prop} (capital city of Montenegro) :: Podgorica {f}, Titogrado {f}
pod hotel {n} (capsule hotel) SEE: capsule hotel ::
podiatry {n} (podiatry, care of the feet) :: podologia {f}
podium {n} (platform) :: pódio {m}
podium {n} (sports: steepled platform) :: pódio {m}
podium {n} (sports: result amongst the best three) :: pódio {m}
poem {n} (literary piece written in verse) :: poema {m}, poesia {f}
poem {n} (piece of writing in the tradition of poetry) :: poema {m}, poesia {f}
poem {n} (piece of poetic writing) :: poema {m}, poesia {f}
poet {n} (person who writes poems) :: poeta {m}, poetisa {f}
poetaster {n} (unskilled poet) :: poetastro {m}, poetaço {m}
poetess {n} (female poet) :: poetisa {f}
poetic {adj} (relating to poetry) :: poético {m}, poética {f}
poetic {adj} (characteristic of poets) :: poético {m}, poética {f}
poetic justice {n} (the rewarding of virtue and the punishment of vice, especially in an ironic manner) :: justiça poética {f}
poetic licence {n} (departure from convention) :: licença poética {f}
poetry {n} (class of literature) :: poesia {f}
poetry {n} (composition in verse or language exhibiting conscious attention to patterns) :: poesia {f}
poetry {n} (poetical quality, artistic and/or artful, which appeals or stirs the imagination) :: poesia {f}, poeticidade {f}
pogrom {n} (riot with the intent to massacre or terrorize a certain group, usually Jews) :: pogrom {m}
poiesis {n} (act or process of creation) :: poiese {f}
poignant {adj} (sharp-pointed; keen) :: pontiagudo
poignant {adj} (incisive; penetrating) :: incisivo, penetrante, agudo
poignant {adj} (neat; eloquent; applicable; relevant) :: claro, eloquente, penetrante
poignant {adj} (evoking strong mental sensation) :: pungente, emocionante, comovente
poignant {adj} (piquant; pungent) :: pungente, picante
poignant {adj} (piercing) :: penetrante
poignant {adj} (inducing sharp physical pain) :: doloroso
poinsettia {n} (plant) :: bico-de-papagaio {m}, poinsétia {f}
point {n} (particular moment in an event or occurrence) :: momento {}
point {n} (opinion which adds to the discussion) :: ponto {m}
point {n} (smallest quantity of something) :: pingo {m}
point {n} (tiny amount of time) :: milésimo {m}, instante {m}
point {n} (location or place) :: ponto {m}
point {n} (geometry: zero-dimensional object) :: ponto {m}
point {n} (purpose or objective) :: propósito {m}, objetivo {m}
point {n} (full stop) :: ponto final {m}
point {n} (something tiny) :: pontinha {f}
point {n} (tenth part) :: décimo {m}
point {n} (unit of scoring in a game or competition) :: ponto {m}
point {n} (arithmetic: decimal point (note: many languages use a comma (',') rather than a dot as a decimal point, and hence the translations into these languages reflect this.)) :: vírgula {f}
point {n} (typography: unit of size) :: ponto {m}
point {n} (sharp tip) :: ponta {f}
point {n} (any projecting extremity) :: ponta {f}
point {n} (peninsula) :: península {f}
point {n} (compass point) :: direção {f}
point {n} (railroad switch) :: agulha {f}
point {v} (to extend finger) :: apontar para, indicar
point {v} (direct) :: apontar
point {n} (wall socket) SEE: wall socket ::
point-blank {adj} (so close that a weapon may be aimed directly at its target) :: a queima-roupa
pointed {adj} (sharp) :: pontudo, apontado
pointer {n} (advice) SEE: advice ::
pointer {n} (anything that points or is used for pointing) :: ponteiro {m}
pointer {n} (of a timepiece or measuring device) :: ponteiro {m}
pointer {n} (dog) :: pointer {m}
pointer {n} (computer programming: variable that stores the address of another variable) :: ponteiro {m}
pointer {n} (computing: icon indicating mouse position) SEE: cursor ::
pointless {adj} (having no point or sharp tip) :: sem ponta
pointless {adj} (having no purpose) :: inútil
point of inflection {n} (point on a curve) :: ponto de inflexão {m}
point of view {n} (position from which something is seen; outlook; standpoint) :: ponto de vista {m}
point of view {n} (attitude, opinion, or set of beliefs) :: ponto de vista {m}
point of view {n} (perspective from which a narrative is related) :: ponto de vista {m}
point out {v} (identify with a bodily gesture) :: apontar
point-set topology {n} (field of topology) :: topologia geral {f}
poise {n} (a cgs unit of dynamic viscosity) :: poise {m}
poison {n} (substance harmful to a living organism) :: veneno {m}, peçonha {f}, tóxico {m}
poison {v} (to use poison to kill or paralyse) :: envenenar, empeçonhar, intoxicar
poison hemlock {n} (poisonous plant) SEE: hemlock ::
poisoning {n} (administration of a poison) :: envenenamento {m}
poisoning {n} (state of being poisoned) :: envenenamento {m}
poisonous {adj} (containing sufficient poison to be dangerous) :: tóxico, venenoso
Poitiers {prop} (City in France) :: Poitiers
poke {v} (to jab with an object such as a finger or a stick) :: cutucar
poke {v} (to poke a fire to remove ash or promote burning) :: atiçar
poke {v} (rummage) SEE: rummage ::
poker {n} (metal rod for poking) :: atiçador {m}, tiçoeiro {m}
poker {n} (one who pokes) :: cutucador
poker {n} (card game) :: pôquer {m}, póquer {m}
poker face {n} (impassive facial expression preventing determining whether one's actions in the game are the result of a quality hand or of bluffing) :: cara de pau {mf}
Polabian {prop} (West Slavic language) :: polábio {m}
Poland {prop} (European country) :: Polónia {f} [Portugal], Polônia {f} [Brazil]
polao {n} (pilaf) SEE: pilaf ::
polar bear {n} (Ursus maritimus) :: urso-polar {m}, urso-branco {m}
polar cap {n} (high-latitude region covered by ice) :: calota polar
polar coordinates {n} :: coordenadas polares {f-p}
polar fox {n} (arctic fox) SEE: arctic fox ::
Polaris {prop} (star) :: Polaris
polarity {n} (separation, alignment) :: polaridade {f}
polarity {n} (one of two extremes) :: polaridade {f}
polarity {n} (chemistry: dipole-dipole intermolecular force) :: polaridade {f}
polarization {n} (production or condition of polarity) :: polarização
polarization {n} (production of polarized light) :: polarização
polarization {n} (separation of positive and negative charges) :: polarização
polarization {n} (grouping of opinions into two extremes) :: polarização
polder {n} (area of ground reclaimed from a sea or lake by means of dikes) :: pólder {m} [Portugal], pôlder {m} [Brazil]
polder model {n} (consensus decision-making) :: modelo pôlder {m}
pole {n} (long and slender object for construction or support) :: vara {f}
pole {n} (type of fishing rod) :: caniço {m}
pole {v} (propel by pushing with poles) :: varear
pole {n} (extreme of an axis) :: polo {m}, extremidade {f}
pole {n} (magnetic point) :: polo {m}
pole {n} (contact on an electrical device) :: polo {m}
pole {n} (isolated point of a meromorphic function (complex analysis)) :: polo {m}
Pole {n} (person from Poland) :: polonês {m}, polonesa {f} [Brazil], polaco {f}, polaca {f}
polecat {n} (Mustela putorius) :: toirão
polecat {n} (skunk) SEE: skunk ::
pole dance {n} (dancing centred around a pole) :: dança do cano {f}, dança do poste {f}
polemarch {n} (military commander in chief in ancient Athens) :: polemarca {m}
polemic {n} (argument or controversy) :: polémica {f} [Portugal], polêmica {f} [Brazil]
polemic {adj} (having the characteristics of a polemic) :: polémico polêmico [Brasil]
Pole Star {prop} (star) :: Estrela Polar {f}
pole vault {n} (jumping event where an athlete vaults over a high bar with the aid of a pole) :: salto com vara {m}
police {n} (an organisation that enforces the law) :: polícia {f}
police car {n} (automobile used by a police officer) :: viatura {f}
police dog {n} (trained dog for police work) :: cão policial {m}
policeman {n} (a member of a police force) :: policial {m}
police officer {n} (an officer in a law enforcement agency) :: polícia {m} {f}, policial {m} {f}, agente {m} {f}
police state {n} (nation whose government controls people by police) :: estado policial {m}
police station {n} (building of police force) :: delegacia de polícia {f}
policewoman {n} (a female police officer) :: polícia {m} {f} [Portugal], policial {m} {f} [Brazil]
policy {n} (principle of conduct) :: política {f}
policy {n} (prudent conduct) :: política {f}
policy {n} (law: insurance document) :: apólice {f}
policy {n} (law: insurance) SEE: insurance ::
policymaker {n} (one involved in the formulation of policies) :: decisor político, responsável político
poliomyelitis {n} (infection by the poliovirus) :: poliomielite {f}
polis {n} (a city or city-state) :: pólis {f}
polish {n} (substance used to polish) :: cera {f}, graxa {f}
polish {n} (cleanliness; smoothness; shininess) :: polimento {m}
polish {n} (cleanliness in performance or presentation) :: polimento {m}
polish {v} (make a surface smooth or shiny) :: polir
polish {v} (to refine; improve imperfections from) :: polir
Polish {adj} (of Poland or its language) :: polonês, polaco
Polish {n} (the language of Poland) :: polonês {m}, polaco {m}
Polishness {n} (quality of being Polish) :: polonidade {f}
Polish notation {n} (notation for arithmetic formulae) :: notação polonesa
politburo {n} (the governing Communist council) :: politburo {m}
polite {adj} (well-mannered) :: educado, polido, cortês
politeness {n} (act of being polite) :: educação {f}
political {adj} (concerning or relating to politics) :: político
political {adj} (motivated by political calculation) :: político
political asylum {n} (protection, by a sovereign state) :: asilo político {m}
political correctness {n} (being politically correct) :: politicamente correto {m}, correção política {f}
politically {adv} (in a political manner) :: politicamente
politically correct {adj} (avoiding offense, selectively) :: politicamente correto
political party {n} (political organization) :: partido {m}, partido político {m}
political prisoner {n} (person) :: preso político
political science {n} (study of politics) :: ciência política {f}
political scientist {n} (political science expert) :: cientista político {m}
politician {n} (one engaged in politics) :: político {m}
politicize {v} (to give something political characteristics) :: politizar
politicize {v} (to make someone politically active) :: politizar
politics {v} (a methodology and activities associated with running a government) :: política {f}
politology {n} (political science) SEE: political science ::
polity {n} (an organizational structure of the government) :: regime {m}
polity {n} (politically organized unit) :: estado {m}
polka {n} (dance) :: polca {f}
polka {n} (music for this dance) :: polca {f}
poll {n} (An election or a survey of a particular group) :: enquete {f}, sondagem, sugestões, inquérito, avaliação, votação {f}
poll {n} (place to vote) :: urna {m}
pollen {n} (fine granular substance produced in flowers) :: pólen {m}
pollical {adj} (of the thumb) :: polegar
pollinate {v} (To apply pollen to) :: polinizar
pollination {n} (transfer of pollen from an anther to a stigma) :: polinização {f}
pollutable {adj} (capable of being polluted) :: poluível
pollutant {n} (something that pollutes) :: poluente {m}
pollute {v} (to make something harmful) :: contaminar, poluir
pollute {v} (to make something or somewhere less suitable) :: poluir, sujar
pollute {adj} (polluted) :: poluído {m}, poluída {f}
polluted {adj} (defiled) :: poluído
polluter {n} (subject that pollutes) :: poluidor {m}
pollution {n} (archaic: emission of semen at other times than in sexual intercourse) :: polução {f}
pollution {n} (archaic: defilement, corruption) :: poluição {f}
pollution {n} (the contamination of the environment by harmful substances) :: poluição {f}
pollution {n} (something that pollutes; pollutant) :: poluente {m}
Pollux {prop} (Dioscuri) :: Pólux {m}
Pollux {prop} (Star) :: Pólux
polo {n} (ball game) :: pólo {m}
polonaise {n} (dance) :: polonesa
polonium {n} (chemical element) :: polónio {m}
poltergeist {n} (a disruptive ghost) :: poltergeist {m}
poltroon {adj} (cowardly) SEE: cowardly ::
poly- {prefix} (many) :: poli-
polyamory {n} (practices involving relationships with multiple partners) :: poliamor
polyandrous {adj} (Of or pertaining to polyandry) :: poliandro, poliândrico
polyandry {n} (plurality of husbands at the same time) :: poliandria {f}
polyarthritis {n} (arthritis affecting five or more joints) :: poliartrite {f}
polychete {n} (annelids of the class Polychaeta) :: poliqueta {f}
polycladous {adj} :: policlado
polyclinic {n} (a clinic in which diseases of many sorts are treated) :: policlínica {f}
polyester {n} (polymer) :: poliéster {m}
polyethene {n} (polyethylene) SEE: polyethylene ::
polyethylene {n} (polyethylene) :: polietileno {m}
polygamy {n} (the having of a plurality of socially bonded sexual partners at the same time) :: poligamia {f}
polygamy {n} (polygyny) SEE: polygyny ::
polyglot {adj} (Versed in, or speaking, many languages) :: poliglota
polyglot {adj} (Containing, or made up of, several languages) :: multilíngue
polyglot {n} (one who masters, notably speaks, several languages) :: poliglota {m} {f}
polygon {n} (plane figure bounded by straight edges) :: polígono {m}
polygonal {adj} (having many angles) :: poligonal
polygynous {adj} (plurality of wives at the same time) :: poliginia {f}
polygyny {n} (plurality of wives at the same time) :: poliginia {f}
polyhedron {n} (geometry: solid figure) :: poliedro {m}
Polyhymnia {prop} (muse of sacred music) :: Polímnia {f}, Poliímnia {f}
polymath {n} (person with extraordinarily broad and comprehensive knowledge) :: polímata {m} {f}, polímato {m}
polymer {n} (molecule) :: polímero {m}
polymerase {n} (enzyme that catalyses the formation of polymers) :: polimerase
polymerase chain reaction {n} :: reacção em cadeia da polimerase
polymeride {n} (polymer) SEE: polymer ::
polymorphic {adj} (relating to polymorphism) :: polimórfico {m}, polimórfica {f}
polymorphism {n} (ability to assume different forms or shapes) :: polimorfismo {m}
polymorphism {n} (biology: coexistence of two or more distinct forms independent of sex) :: polimorfismo {m}
polymorphism {n} (computer science: feature of object-oriented programming) :: polimorfismo {m}
polymorphism {n} (crystallography: ability of a material to exist in more than one form) :: polimorfismo {m}
polymorphism {n} (genetics: regular existence of two or more different genotypes within a given species or population) :: polimorfismo
polymorphous {adj} (Having, or occurring in, several distinct forms) :: polimorfo
Polynesia {prop} (part of Oceania) :: Polinésia
Polynesian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Polynesia) :: polinésio
Polynesian {n} (person from Polynesia) :: polinésio {m}
Polynesian {prop} (language group of Polynesia) :: polinésio {m}
polynomial {adj} (in algebra) :: polinomial
polynomial {n} (algebraic expression) :: polinómio {m}
polyp {n} (growth) :: pólipo {m}
polyp {n} (coelenterate) :: pólipo {m}
polypeptide {n} (organic chemistry: any polymer amino acids joined via peptide bonds) :: polipeptídeo {m}
polypeptide {n} (biochemistry: any such polymer that is not folded into a secondary structure of a protein) :: polipeptídeo {m}
polypeptide {n} (biochemistry: a small protein containing up to 100 amino acids) :: polipeptídeo {m}
polypeptidic {adj} (pertaining to a polypeptide) :: polipeptídico
polyphonic {adj} (of or relating to polyphony) :: polifônico
polypore {n} (tough, leathery, poroid mushroom) SEE: bracket fungus ::
polyptoton {n} (stylistic scheme) :: poliptoto {m}
polyptych {n} (a work consisting of multiple painted or carved panels joined together) :: políptico {m}
polyseme {n} (word/phrase with multiple meanings) :: polissema {m}
polysemic {adj} (having a number of meanings, interpretations or understandings) :: polissémico [Portugal], polissêmico [Brazil]
polysemically {adv} (in a polysemic manner) :: polissemicamente
polysemous {adj} (having multiple meanings) :: polissémico [Portugal], polissêmico [Brazil]
polysemy {n} (ability to have multiple meanings) :: polissemia {f}
polystyrene {n} (polymer) :: poliestireno {m}
polysyllabic {adj} (having more than one syllable) :: polissilábico, polissílabo
polysyndeton {n} (the use of many conjunctions to achieve an overwhelming effect in a sentence) :: polissíndeto {m}
polysynthetic {adj} (polysynthetic) :: polissintético
polytheism {n} (belief in the existence of many gods) :: politeísmo {m}
polythene {n} (polyethylene) SEE: polyethylene ::
polytope {n} (geometric shape) :: politopo {m}
polytrauma {n} (multiple traumatic injuries) :: politraumatismo {m}, politrauma {m}
polyurethane {n} (any of various polymeric resins containing urethane links) :: poliuretano {m}
Pombaline cage {n} (a symmetrical wood-lattice framework aimed at distributing earthquake force) :: gaiola pombalina {f}
pome {n} (type of fruit) :: pomo {m}
pomegranate {n} (shrub/tree) :: romãzeira {f}, romeira {f}
pomegranate {n} (fruit) :: romã {f}
pomelo {n} (grapefruit) SEE: grapefruit ::
pomelo {n} (large fruit of the C. maxima or grandis) :: pomelo {m}
Pomerania {prop} (region of Europe on the southern shores of the Baltic Sea) :: Pomerânia {f}
Pomeranian {prop} (Kashubian) SEE: Kashubian ::
Pomeranian {adj} (of, or relative to Pomerania) :: pomerano
Pomeranian {n} (native or inhabitant of Pomerania) :: pomerano {m}
Pomerelia {prop} (historical region in Pomerania) :: Pomerélia
pomerium {n} (tract of land denoting the formal, sacral ambit of a Roman city) :: pomério {m}
pommel {n} (round handle or knob) :: castão
pomology {n} :: pomologia
pompano {n} (carangid) :: xaréu {m}
Pompeii {prop} (a historical city) :: Pompeia {f}
pompous {adj} (affectedly grand) :: pomposo {m}
ponce {n} (pimp) SEE: pimp ::
poncho {n} (simple garment of cloth) :: poncho {m}
pond {n} (small lake) :: lagoa {f}, tanque {m}
ponder {v} (to think deeply) :: ponderar
ponder {v} (to consider carefully) :: ponderar
ponderous {adj} (dull or boring) :: enfadonho {m}
ponderous {adj} (dense) SEE: dense ::
Pondicherry {prop} (Puducherry) SEE: Puducherry ::
pond-skater {n} (any of various predatory insects) SEE: water strider ::
poniard {n} (dagger) :: punhal
Ponta Delgada {prop} (city and municipality) :: Ponta Delgada
pontiff {n} (pope) :: pontífice
pontoon {n} (floating structure supporting a bridge or dock) :: pontão {m}
Pontus {prop} (god of the sea) :: Ponto {m}
Pontus {prop} (a region on the southern coast of the Black Sea) :: Ponto {m}
pony {n} (small horse) :: pônei {m}
ponytail {n} (hairstyle) :: rabo-de-cavalo {m}
poo {n} :: totô {m}
pooch {n} (slang: dog) :: totó {m}
pood {n} (Russian unit of mass) :: pud {m}
poodle {n} (any of various breeds of poodle) :: poodle {m}
poof {n} (A male homosexual.) :: bicha
Pooh {prop} (short for Winnie the Pooh) :: Puff {m}, Pooh {m}
pool {n} (body of water) :: piscina
pool {n} (small body of standing or stagnant water; a puddle) :: poça {f}
pool {n} (supply of resources) :: fornecer
pool {v} (to put together) :: reunir
pool {n} (swimming pool) SEE: swimming pool ::
poop {v} :: fazer cocô
poop {n} (feces) SEE: poo ::
poop {n} (stern) SEE: stern ::
poop {v} (to break wind) SEE: break wind ::
poop deck {n} (stern deck on top of the cabin(s)) :: castelo de popa {m}
poor {adj} (with little or no possessions or money) :: pobre, necessitado {m}, humilde
poor {adj} (of low quality) :: fraco {m}, ruim
poor {adj} (used to express pity) :: pobre [precedes the noun]
poor {n} (those with no possessions) :: pobres {m-p}
poor as a church mouse {adj} (very poor) :: paupérrimo
poorly {adj} (ill) SEE: ill ::
poor thing {n} (someone or something to be pitied) :: pobrezinho {m}, tadinho {m}, coitadinho {m}
pop {v} (to hit) SEE: hit ::
pop {n} (loud, sharp sound) :: alto {m}
pop {v} (to ejaculate) SEE: ejaculate ::
popcorn {n} (a snack food made from corn kernels popped by dry heating) :: pipoca {f}
pop culture {n} (popular culture) SEE: popular culture ::
pope {n} (head of the Roman Catholic Church) :: papa {m}
pope {n} (Russian Orthodox priest) :: pope {m}
Popemobile {n} (any of various vehicles with bulletproof glass sides used to transport the Pope) :: papamóvel {m}
Popeye {prop} (tough cartoon sailor) :: Popeye {m}
popinjay {n} (Picus viridis) SEE: green woodpecker ::
popinjay {n} (parrot) SEE: parrot ::
poplar {n} (any of various deciduous trees of the genus Populus) :: choupo {m}
pop music {n} (music intended for or accepted by a wide audience) :: pop {m}, música pop {f}
poppy {n} (plant) :: papoula {f}
poppyseed {n} (the seed of the poppy) :: semente de papoula {f}
popsicle {n} (serving of frozen juice on a stick) :: picolé {m}
pop someone's cherry {v} (deflower) SEE: deflower ::
populace {n} (inhabitants of a nation) SEE: population ::
populace {n} (common people) :: povão {m} [pejorative]
popular {adj} (of or pertaining to the common people) :: popular
popular {adj} (aimed at the general public) :: popular
popular {adj} (adapted to the means of the common people; cheap) :: popular
popular {adj} (liked by many people) :: popular
popular culture {n} (prevailing vernacular culture) :: cultura popular {f}
popularise {v} (to make popular) :: popularizar
popularity {n} (the quality or state of being popular) :: popularidade {f}
popular opinion {n} (public opinion) SEE: public opinion ::
populate {v} (to supply with inhabitants) :: povoar
population {n} (all people living within a political or geographical boundary) :: população {f}
population {n} (biology: collection of organisms) :: população {f}
population {n} (number of residents in a given area) :: população {f}
population {n} (statistics: greater group of units from which a sample can be drawn) :: população {f}
population density {n} (average number of people per area) :: densidade demográfica {f}
populism {n} (a political doctrine or philosophy) :: populismo {m}
populous {adj} (having a large population) :: populoso
porbeagle {n} (a pelagic shark) :: tubarão-golfinho
porcelain {n} (hard, white, translucent ceramic) :: porcelana {f}
porcelain {n} (anything manufactured from this material) :: porcelana {f}
porch {n} (a covered and enclosed entrance to a building) :: alpendre {m}
porcine {adj} (of or pertaining to the pig) :: porcino, suíno
porcine {adj} (morbidly obese) :: gordíssimo
porcupine {n} (large rodent) :: porco-espinho {m}
pore {n} (a tiny opening in the skin) :: poro {m}
pore {n} (by extension any small opening) :: poro {m}
pork {n} (meat of a pig) :: carne de porco {f}, porco {m}
pork rind {n} (food made from pork skin) :: torresmos {m-p}
porn {n} (pornography) :: pornô
porn {n} (pornographic work) :: pornô {m}
porn {n} (pornography) SEE: pornography ::
porno {n} (pornography) :: pornô {m}
porno {n} (pornographic film) :: pornô {m}
pornographer {n} (person involved in creation or dissemination of pornography) :: pornógrafo {m}, pornógrafa {f}
pornographic {adj} (containing an explicit depiction of sexual activity) :: pornográfico
pornography {n} (depiction of sexual subject matter with prurient intent) :: pornografia {f}
porn star {n} (actor or actress famous for appearing in pornographic films) :: estrela pornô {f}
porosity {n} (state of being porous) :: porosidade {f}
porosity {n} (measure of how porous a material is) :: porosidade {f}
porous {adj} (full of tiny pores) :: poroso
porpoise {n} (cetacean) :: toninha {f}
porridge {n} (breakfast cereal dish, see also: oatmeal) :: mingau
port {n} (dock or harbour) :: porto {m}
port {n} (left-hand side of a vessel when facing the front) :: bombordo {m}
port {n} (opening where a connection is made) :: abertura {f}, passagem {f}
port {n} (computing: logical or physical construct into and from which data are transferred) :: porta {f}
port {n} (fortified wine) :: vinho do Porto {m}
port {n} (entryway, portal) SEE: portal ::
port {n} (port city) SEE: port city ::
portable {adj} (able to be carried or moved) :: portátil, portável
portable {adj} (running on multiple systems) :: portável
portable toilet {n} (portable toilet, see also: toilet) :: banheiro químico {m}
portal {n} (grandiose entrance) :: portal {m}
portal {n} (entry point) :: portal {m}
portal {n} (website) :: portal {m}
portal {n} (vein) :: veia porta {f}, porta {f}
porta-potty {n} (portable toilet) SEE: portable toilet ::
Port-au-Prince {prop} (capital of Haiti) :: Porto Príncipe {m}
port city {n} (city built around a port) :: porto {m}, cidade portuária {f}
portcullis {n} (gate in the form of a grating) :: grade levadiça {f}
porter {n} (person who carries luggage) :: carregador {m}
porter {n} (person in control of a building entrance) :: porteiro {m}
porter {n} (strong, dark ale weaker than a stout) :: pórter {m}
porter {n} ((Ireland) another name for stout) SEE: stout ::
portfolio {n} (case) :: porta-fólio {m}
portfolio {n} (collection) :: portfólio {m}
portfolio {n} (post) :: pasta {f}
portfolio {n} (investments) :: portfólio {m}, porta-fólio {m}
portico {n} (small space with a roof supported by columns, serving as the entrance to a building) :: pórtico {m}
portion {n} (allocated amount) :: porção {f}
Portland cement {n} (cement made by heating and pulverizing limestone and clay) :: cimento Portland {m}
Port Louis {prop} (The capital of Mauritius) :: Port Louis {f}
portmanteau {n} (case) :: maleta {f}, valise {f}
portmanteau {n} (portmanteau word) SEE: portmanteau word ::
portmanteau word {n} (word which combines the meaning of two words) :: [Portugal] palavra-valise {f}, [Portugal] amálgama {m} {f}, [Brazil] siglonimização {f}, cruzamento {m}
Port Moresby {prop} (capital of Papua New Guinea) :: Port Moresby {f}
Port of Spain {prop} (The capital of Trinidad and Tobago) :: Porto de Espanha
Porto-Novo {prop} (the official capital of Benin) :: Porto Novo {f}, Porto-Novo {f}
Porto Velho {prop} (capital of Rondônia, Brazil) :: Porto Velho {m}
portrait {n} (painting of a person) :: retrato {m}
portray {v} (to paint or draw the likeness of) :: retratar
portress {n} (a female porter) :: porteira {f}
Portsmouth {prop} (city in southern England) :: Portsmouth {f}
Portugal {prop} (country) :: Portugal {m}
Portuguese {adj} (of or relating to the region of Portugal) :: português, lusitano {m}, lusitânico {m}, luso {m}
Portuguese {adj} (of or relating to the people of Portugal) :: português {m}, lusitano {m}, lusitânico {m}, luso {m}
Portuguese {adj} (of or relating to the Portuguese language) :: português, lusitano {m}, lusitânico {m}, luso {m}
Portuguese {n} (person native to Portugal) :: português {m}, portuguesa {f}, luso {m}, lusitano {m}
Portuguese {n} (the language) :: português {m}
Portuguese man-of-war {n} (Physalia physalis) :: caravela-portuguesa {f}
Portuguese oak {n} (Quercus faginea) :: carvalho-português {m}, cerquinho {m}
Portuguese Republic {prop} (official name of Portugal) :: República Portuguesa {f}
Portuguese Water Dog {n} (Portuguese Water Dog) :: Cão de água português {m}, Cão d'água português {m}
Portuguese West Africa {prop} (former country) :: África Ocidental Portuguesa {f}
Portuguesism {n} (Portuguese attitudes and beliefs) :: portuguesismo {m}
Portuguesism {n} (a word or phrase characteristic of Portuguese) :: portuguesismo {m}
Portuñol {prop} (the language) :: portunhol {m}
port wine {n} (A type of fortified wine traditionally made in Portugal) :: vinho do Porto {m}
pose {v} (set in place, arrange) :: pousar, colocar
pose {v} (ask, set (a test or quiz)) :: perguntar
pose {v} (assume or maintain a pose) :: posar
pose {n} (position, arrangement (especially of the human body)) :: pose {f}
pose {n} (affectation) :: pose {f}
Poseidon {prop} (the god of the sea) :: Poseidon {m}, Posídon {m}, Possêidon {m}, Posidão {m}
posh {adj} (stylish, elegant, exclusive) :: chique
posit {n} (A postulate) :: postulado {m}
posit {v} (Postulate) :: postular
posit {v} (Suggest) :: propor
position {n} (place, location) :: posição {f}
position {n} (status or rank) :: posição {f}
position {n} (post of employment) :: cargo {m}
position {n} (stand) :: posição {f}
position {n} (posture) :: posição {f}
position {n} (place on a playing field) :: posição {f}
position {v} (to put into place) :: posicionar
positive {adj} (legal: formally laid down) :: positivo
positive {adj} (mathematics: greater than zero) :: positivo
positive {adj} (characterised by constructiveness) :: positivo
positive {adj} (physics: having more protons than electrons) :: positivo
positive {adj} (grammar: describing the primary sense) :: positivo
positively {adv} (in a positive manner) :: positivamente
positively {adv} (with certainty) :: certamente
positivism {n} (philosophical doctrine) :: positivismo {m}
positivism {n} (school of thought in jurisprudence) SEE: legal positivism ::
positivist {n} (a believer in positivism) :: positivista {mf}
positron {n} (positron) :: [Brazil] pósitron {m}, [Portugal] positrão {m}
posse {n} (A criminal gang) :: bando {m}
possess {v} (to have; to have ownership of) :: possuir, ter
possess {v} (to take control of someone's body or mind) :: possuir
possessed {adj} (controlled by evil spirits) :: possuído
possessing {v} (present participle of possess) :: possuindo
possession {n} (control or occupancy without legal ownership) :: invasão {f}, posse
possession {n} (something that is owned) :: possessão {f}, posse
possession {n} (ownership; taking, holding, keeping something as one's own) :: possessão {f}, posse
possession {n} (a territory under the rule of another country) :: possessão {f}, domínio {m}
possession {n} (the state of being possessed by a spirit or demon) :: possessão {f}
possessive {adj} (grammar: indicating possession) :: possessivo {m}
possessive {adj} (unwilling to yield possession of) :: possessivo
possessive {n} (possessive case) SEE: possessive case ::
possessive case {n} (case used to express direct possession) :: caso possessivo {m}
possessive pronoun {n} (pronoun which expresses possession) :: pronome possessivo {m}
possessor {n} (One who possesses) :: possuidor {m}, possessor {m}
possibility {n} (quality of being possible) :: possibilidade {f}
possible {adj} (able but not certain to happen) :: possível
possible {adj} (capable of being done or achieved; feasible) :: possível
possibly {adv} (adverb indicating that a proposition may be true or false) SEE: perhaps ::
possum {n} (opossum) SEE: opossum ::
post {n} (long dowel or plank protruding from the ground) :: mourão {m} [of a fence], estaca {f} [small], poste {m} [big]
post {n} ((construction) stud; two-by-four) :: sarrafo {m}, ripa {f}
post {v} (to send to an electronic forum) :: postar, publicar
post {n} (method of delivering mail) :: correio {m}, postagem {f}
post {n} (individual message in a forum) :: post {m}, publicação
post {v} (to send mail) :: postar, publicar
post {v} ((Internet) to publish a message) :: postar
post {n} (assigned station) :: posto {m}
post- {prefix} (later) :: pós-
postage {n} (charge) :: porte {m}
postage stamp {n} (piece of paper indicating postage has been paid) :: selo {m}
postal {adj} (relating to mail) :: postal
postal code {n} (postcode) SEE: postcode ::
postbellum {adj} (of the period following a war) :: pós-guerra, após-guerra
post box {n} (box in which post can be left to be picked up) SEE: mailbox ::
postcard {n} (rectangular piece of thick paper to be mailed without an envelope) :: cartão-postal {m}, postal {m}
postcode {n} (sequence of letters and/or numbers added to a postal address) :: código postal {m}, código de endereçamento postal {m}, CEP {m}
postdoctoral {adj} (after receiving a doctorate) :: pós-doutoral {m} {f}
poster {n} (advertisement, see also: placard) :: cartaz, propaganda
poster {n} (picture intended to be attached to a wall) :: cartaz
posterior {adj} (located towards the rear) :: posterior
posterior {adj} (following in order or time) :: posterior
posterity {n} (all the future generations) :: posteridade {f}
postgraduate {n} (a person continuing to study after completing a degree) :: pós-graduando {m}
posthumous {adj} (born after one's father's death) :: póstumo {m}
posthumous {adj} (taking place after one's death) :: póstumo
posthumous {adj} (in reference to a work, published after the author's death) :: póstumo
postman {n} (mailman) SEE: mailman ::
postmark {n} (marking made by a postal service on a letter) :: carimbo {m}
postmodern {adj} (Of, relating to, or having the characteristics of postmodernism) :: pós-moderno
postmodernism {n} (a style of art, literature, etc) :: pós-modernismo {m}
postnatal {adj} (of or pertaining to the period immediately after birth) :: pós-natal
post office {n} (place) :: estação de correios {f}, correio {m}
post office {n} (organization) :: correios {m-p}
post office box {n} (box hired as collection point for mail) :: caixa de coleta {f}
postoperative {adj} (of, pertaining to, or occurring in the period after a surgical operation) :: pós-operatório
postpone {v} (to delay or put off an event) :: postergar, adiar
postposition {n} ((grammar) words that come after the noun) :: posposição {f}
post-production {n} (stages of film production happening between the actual filming and the completed film) :: pós-produção {f}
postscript {n} (addendum to a letter) :: pós-escrito {m}
postscriptum {n} (something written afterward) :: pós-escrito {m}, postscriptum {m}
posttest {n} (a test given after an event or experience) :: pós-teste {m}
posttranslational {adj} (Of or pertaining to the period after a protein has been translated from mRNA) :: pós-traducional
post-traumatic stress disorder {n} (condition that develops following some stressful situation) :: transtorno de estresse pós-traumático {m}
postulate {n} (something assumed without proof as being self-evident or generally accepted) :: postulado {m}
postulate {n} (fundamental element; basic principle) :: postulado {m}
postulate {n} (logic: an axiom) :: postulado {m}, axioma {m}
postulate {v} (To assume as a premise) :: postular
postulate {v} (To demand or claim) :: postular
postural {adj} (relating to posture) :: postural
posture {n} (position of body) :: postura {f}
post-war {adj} (pertaining to a period following the end of a war) :: pós-bélico
pot {n} (vessel for cooking or storing food etc.) :: pote {m}, panela [for cooking]
pot {n} (trap for crabs and other seafood) :: covo {m}
pot {n} (marijuana) :: maconha {f}, erva {f}
pot {n} (crucible) SEE: crucible ::
pot {n} (plaster cast) SEE: plaster cast ::
potable {adj} (good for drinking) :: potável, bebível
potash {n} (pot ash) :: potassa {f}
potassium {n} (the chemical element) :: potássio {m}
potassium hydroxide {n} (potassium hydroxide) :: hidróxido de potássio {m}
potassium nitrate {n} (potassium nitrate) :: salitre
potato {n} (plant tuber eaten as starchy vegetable) :: batata {f}
potato chip {n} (potato crisp) SEE: potato crisp ::
potato crisp {n} (thin fried slice of potato) :: batata frita {f}
potato masher {n} (utensil for mashing potatoes) :: espremedor de batata {m}
potato salad {n} (salad made from chopped boiled potatoes) :: salada de batata {f}
potayto, potahto {interj} (to suggest a distinction without a difference) SEE: tomayto, tomahto ::
pot calling the kettle black {n} (situation in which somebody accuses someone else of a fault shared by the accuser) :: roto falando do esfarrapado (the broken one talking about the shabby one), o sujo falando do mal lavado (the dirty one talking about the poorly washed one)
potent {adj} (causing body effect) :: potente
potentate {n} (a powerful leader) :: potentado {m}, soberano {m}
potential {n} (currently unrealized ability) :: potencial {m}
potential {n} (physics: the radial component of a gravitational field) :: potencial {m}
potential {n} (energy of a unit electrical charge) :: potencial {m}
potential {adj} (existing in possibility) :: potencial
potential energy {n} (energy possessed by an object because of its position) :: energia potencial {f}
potentially {adv} (in a manner showing much potential; with the possibility of happening in a given way) :: potencialmente
potentilla {n} (any of many shrubs and herbs of the genus Potentilla) :: potentilha {f}
pothead {n} (a person who smokes cannabis frequently) :: maconheiro
pothole {n} (a hole in a road) :: buraco (na estrada) {m}
potion {n} (small portion or dose of a liquid which is medicinal, poisonous, or magical) :: poção
potlatch {n} (communal meal to which guests bring dishes to share) :: festa americana {f}
potluck {n} (communal meal to which guests bring dishes to share) SEE: potlatch ::
potpourri {n} (collection of various things) :: pot-pourri {m}
potpourri {n} (a medley of songs or music) :: potpourri, pot-pourri
Potsdam {prop} (city) :: Potsdam {f}
potsherd {n} (piece of ceramic from pottery) :: caco {m}
potter {n} (one who makes pots and ceramic wares) :: oleiro {m}, oleira {f}, ceramista {m} {f}
Potter {prop} (surname) :: Potter
potter around {v} (to be gently active aimlessly) SEE: putter around ::
pottery {n} (fired ceramic wares that contain clay when formed) :: cerâmica {f}
pottery {n} (workshop where pottery is made) :: olaria {f}
pottery {n} (practise or craft of making pottery) :: cerâmica {f}
potty {n} (bathroom) SEE: bathroom ::
potty {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet ::
potty {n} (outhouse) SEE: outhouse ::
potty {adj} (insane) SEE: insane ::
potty {n} (latrine) SEE: latrine ::
potty {n} (children's chamberpot) :: penico {m}
potty {n} (chamber pot) SEE: chamber pot ::
pouch {n} (small bag) :: bolsa {f}, malote {m}
pouch {n} (pocket in which a marsupial carries its young) :: bolsa {f}
poultice {n} (A poultice or plaster) :: emplastro, emplasto, cataplasma {m} {f}
poultry {n} (birds) :: ave doméstica {f}, ave de capoeira {f}, ave de corte {f}
poultry {n} (meat) :: carne de ave {f}
pounce {v} (To leap into the air intending to seize someone or something) :: dar o bote
pounce {v} (To attack suddenly) :: dar o bote
pounce {v} (To eagerly seize an opportunity) :: dar o bote
pound {n} (unit of mass (16 ounces avoirdupois)) :: libra {f}
pound {n} (unit of currency) :: libra {f}, libra esterlina {f}
pound {n} (place for the detention of stray animals) :: abrigo {m}, carrocinha
pound {n} (place for detention of automobiles) :: pátio {m}
pound {v} (to strike hard repeatedly) :: bater
pound {v} (crush to pieces) :: triturar, pulverizar
pound {v} (slang: eat or drink quickly) :: devorar
pound {n} (hard blow) :: batida {f}
pound {n} (US: symbol #) SEE: hash ::
pound sign {n} (symbol #) SEE: hash ::
pound sterling {n} (currency of the UK) :: libra esterlina {f}
pour {v} (to cause to flow in a stream) :: despejar, entornar
pour {v} (to send forth as in a stream or a flood) :: despejar
pour {v} (to send forth from, as in a stream; to discharge uninterruptedly) :: despejar
pour {v} (to flow, pass or issue in or as a stream) :: afluir, escorrer
pour {n} (a stream, or something like a stream; a flood) :: despejamento {m}
pour gasoline on the fire {v} (add fuel to the fire) SEE: add fuel to the fire ::
pour out {v} (distribute or spread (something), as if it were a liquid) :: despejar
pout {v} (push out one’s lips) :: fazer beiço
pout {v} (sulk, (pretend to) be ill-tempered) :: amuar
pout {n} (facial expression) :: beiço {m}
Po valley {prop} (large plain in northern Italy) :: Planície Padana {f}
poverty {n} (quality or state of being poor) :: pobreza {f}
poverty {n} (deficiency of elements) :: pobreza {f}
powder {n} (fine particles of any dry substance) :: {m}
powder {n} (gunpowder) SEE: gunpowder ::
powdered {adj} (which has been made into a powder) :: em pó {m} {f}
powdered {adj} (which has been covered with powder) :: empoado
powdered milk {n} (dairy product) SEE: milk powder ::
powdered sugar {n} (very finely ground sugar used in icings, etc) :: açúcar de confeiteiro {m}
power {n} (capability or influence) :: poder {m}
power {n} (control, particularly legal or political) :: poder {m}
power {n} (influential nation, company etc.) :: potência {f}
power {n} (physical force or strength) :: força {f}, potência {f}
power {n} (electricity, electricity supply) :: força {f}, corrente {f}, eletricidade {f}
power {n} (physics: measure of the rate of doing work or transferring energy) :: potência {f}
power {n} (physics: rate to magnify an optical image) :: potência {f}
power {n} (maths: product of equal factors) :: potência {f}
power {n} (statistics: probability of correctly rejecting the null hypothesis) :: potência
power {n} (biblical: level of angels) :: potestade {m}
power {v} (to provide power for) :: alimentar
power {n} (set theory: cardinality) SEE: cardinality ::
power board {n} (power strip) SEE: power strip ::
power forward {n} (a basketball player) :: ala-pivô {m} {f}
powerful {adj} (having or capable of exerting power, potency or influence) :: poderoso, potente
powerless {adj} (lacking sufficient power or strength) :: impotente
power plant {n} (power station) SEE: power station ::
power point {n} (wall socket) SEE: wall socket ::
power set {n} (set of all subsets of a set) :: conjunto de partes {m}
power station {n} (an industrial complex where electricity is produced) :: central eléctrica {f} [Portugal], usina {f} [Brazil]
power strip {n} (block of electrical sockets) :: multiplicador de tomadas {m}
power supply {n} (part of apparatus) :: fonte de alimentação
pox {n} (syphilis) SEE: syphilis ::
Poznań {prop} (Poznan) SEE: Poznan ::
Poznan {prop} (city in Poland) :: Poznan {f}, Poznań {f}, Posen {f}, Posnânia {f}, Poznânia
practical {adj} (based on practice or action rather than theory or hypothesis) :: prático
practical joke {n} (something done for amusement to the detriment of someone else) :: pegadinha {f}, brincadeira {f}
practice {n} (repetition of an activity to improve skill) :: prática {f}
practice {n} (an ongoing pursuit of a craft or profession) :: prática
practice {n} (an observance of religious duties) :: prática {f}
practice {n} (customary action, habit, or behaviour) :: praxe {f}, costume {m}
practice {n} (actual operation or experiment, in contrast to theory) :: prática {f}
practice makes perfect {proverb} (if one practices an activity enough, one will eventually master it) :: a prática faz a perfeição
practician {n} (practitioner) SEE: practitioner ::
practise {v} (to repeat an activity as a way of improving one's skill) :: praticar, treinar
practise {v} (to perform or execute a craft or skill) :: praticar
practise {v} (to perform or observe in a habitual fashion) :: praticar
practise {v} (to pursue (a career, especially law, fine art or medicine)) :: praticar
practitioner {n} (person who practices a profession or art) :: praticante {m}, {f}
Pradesh {n} (part of the name of a state of India) :: Pradesh {m}
pragmatic {adj} (practical) :: pragmático, prático
pragmatics {n} (study of the use of the language in a social context) :: pragmática {f}
pragmatism {n} (pursuit of practicality over aesthetic qualities) :: pragmatismo {m}
pragmatism {n} (political theory that problems should be met with/by practical solutions rather than ideological ones) :: pragmatismo {m}
pragmatism {n} (philosophical idea that beliefs are identified with the actions of a believer) :: pragmatismo {m}
Prague {prop} (capital of the Czech Republic) :: Praga
Praia {prop} (capital of Cape Verde) :: Praia {f}
Prairial {prop} (the ninth month of French Republican Calendar) :: pradial {m}
prairie {n} (An extensive area of relatively flat grassland) :: prado {m}, pradaria {f}
prairie dog {n} (burrowing rodent) :: cão-da-pradaria {m}, cão-dos-prados {m}
praise {n} (commendation; favorable representation in words) :: prezar
praise {n} (worship) :: louvor, adoração {f}
praise {v} (to give praise to) :: louvar, enaltecer, elogiar
praiseworthy {adj} (meriting praise) :: louvável
praline {n} (confection) :: pralinê {m}
pram {n} (perambulator) :: carrinho de bebé {m}
pram {n} (flat-bottomed barge) :: chata {f}
prance {v} (of a horse) :: empinar
Prancer {prop} (reindeer of Santa Claus) :: Empinador {m}
prank {n} (practical joke or mischievous trick) :: travessura {f}, trote {m}
prank call {n} (practical joke made using the telephone) :: trote {m}
prankster {n} (one who performs pranks) :: brincalhão {m}, traquinas {m} {f}
praseodymium {n} (chemical element) :: praseodímio {m}
prawn {n} (large shrimp) :: camarão {m}, pitu {m}
praxis {n} (custom or established practice) :: praxe {f}
pray {v} (to petition a higher being) :: rezar, orar, pregar
pray {v} (to beg humbly for aid) :: rogar
pray {v} (to talk to God) :: rezar, orar
prayer {n} (practice of communicating with one's God) :: oração, prece, reza
prayer {n} (the act of praying) :: oração {f}, reza {f}
prayer {n} (the specific words or methods used for praying) :: oração {f}, reza {f}
prayer {n} (a meeting held for the express purpose of praying) :: missa, culto
prayer {n} (a request; a petition) :: petição {f}, prece {f}
prayer {n} (one who prays) :: orador {m}, oradora {f}, rezador {m}, rezadora {f}
prayer beads {n} (string of beads, see also: rosary) :: terço {m}, rosário {m}
prayer book {n} (book) :: missal {m}
prayer flag {n} (colourful rectangular cloth) :: bandeira de oração {f}
praying mantis {n} (any of various predatory insects of the Mantidae family) :: louva-a-deus {m}, cavalinho-de-deus {m}
pre- {prefix} (before) :: pre-
preach {v} (give a sermon) :: pregar
preach {v} (advise or recommend earnestly) :: pregar
preacher {n} (one who preaches) :: pregador
preach to the choir {v} (speaking to those that already believe) :: pregar aos convertidos
preach to the converted {v} (preach to the choir) SEE: preach to the choir ::
preamble {n} (short statement or remark, especially an explanatory introduction to a formal document or statute) :: preâmbulo {m}
prebuy {v} (forebuy) SEE: forebuy ::
precarious {adj} (dangerously insecure or unstable; perilous) :: precário {m}
precarious {adj} :: precário
precariousness {n} (state of being uncertain) :: precariedade {f}
precautionarily {adv} (as a precaution) :: cautelarmente
precede {v} (go before, go in front of) :: preceder, anteceder
precede {v} (have higher rank than) :: preceder
precedence {n} (the state of preceding in importance or priority) :: precedência {f}
precedent {n} (past act used as example) :: precedente {m}
precedent {n} (prior judgment in law) :: precedente {m}
precept {n} (rule or principle governing personal conduct) :: preceito
precious {adv} (intensifier) SEE: very ::
precious {adj} (of high value or worth) :: precioso
precious metal {n} (metallic element with high economic value) :: metal precioso {m}
precious stone {n} (gem) :: pedra preciosa {f}
precipice {n} (very steep cliff) :: precipício {m}
precipitation {n} (weather: water falling from the atmosphere) :: precipitação {f}
precipitation {n} (chemistry: chemical reaction forming solid in liquid) :: precipitação {f}
precipitation {n} (unwise or rash rapidity; sudden haste) :: precipitação {f}
precipitously {adv} (abruptly) :: abruptamente, precipitadamente
precise {adj} (exact) :: preciso
precise {adj} ((sciences) clustered close together) :: preciso {m}, precisa {f}
precisely {adv} (in a precise manner) :: precisamente, justamente
precision {n} (the state of being precise or exact; exactness) :: precisão {f}
precision {n} (the ability of a measurement to be reproduced consistently) :: precisão {f}
precision {n} (the number of significant digits to which a value may be measured reliably) :: precisão {f}
precision {adj} (used for exact or precise measurement) :: de precisão
precision {adj} (made, or characterized by accuracy) :: de precisão
preclassical {adj} (from before a classical period) :: pré-clássico, anteclássico
preclude {v} (rule out) :: excluir
precocious {adj} (characterized by exceptionally early development or maturity) :: precoce
precognition {n} (knowledge of something that is to occur in the future) :: precognição
precolonial {adj} :: pré-colonial
pre-Columbian {adj} (before Christopher Columbus) :: pré-colombiano {m}
precompression {n} (compression applied prior to something) :: pré-compressão {f}
preconception {n} (prejudice) SEE: prejudice ::
precondition {n} (preexisting requirement) :: pré-condição
precursor {n} (forerunner, predecessor) :: precursor {m}
precursor {n} (chemical compound) :: precursor
precursory {adj} (pertaining to events that will follow) :: precursor
predator {n} (animal or organism that hunts) :: predador {m}
predator {n} (someone who attacks) :: predador {m}
predatory {adj} (relating to predators) :: predatório
predecessor {n} (one who precedes) :: predecessor {m}, antecessor {m}
predecessor {n} (model or type which precedes) :: predecessor {m}
predestination {n} (religious doctrine) :: predestinação {f}
predestiny {n} (predestination) SEE: predestination ::
predicament {n} (A definite class, state or condition.) :: predicamento {m}
predicament {n} (An unfortunate or trying position or condition.) :: apuro {m}
predicate {adj} (grammar) :: predicado {m}
predicate {adj} (logic) :: predicado {m}
predicate {v} (to announce or assert publicly) :: pregar, predicar
predicate {v} (logic: to state or assert) :: predicar
predicate {v} (to suppose assume, infer) :: supor
predicate {v} (to base on, to assert on the grounds of) :: basear-se em
predicative {adj} (used after a verb) :: predicativo
predicative {n} (an element of the predicate of a sentence which supplements the subject or object by means of the verb) :: predicativo {m}
predict {v} (to state, or make something known in advance) :: predizer
predict {v} (to foretell or prophesy) :: prever
predictable {adj} (able to be predicted) :: previsível {m} {f}
prediction {n} (a statement about the future) :: predição {f}, previsão {f}
predictive {adj} :: preditivo
predilection {n} (tendency towards) :: predileção {f}
predisposed {adj} (inclined) :: predisposto
predisposition {n} (the state of being predisposed) :: predisposição {f}
predynastic {adj} (before the time of a dynasty) :: pré-dinástico
pre-ejaculate {n} (pre-ejaculate) :: fluido pré-ejaculatório {m}
preeminent {adj} (exceeding others in quality or rank) :: preeminente
preemption {n} (the purchase of something before it is offered for sale) :: preempção {f}
preemption {n} (computing: temporary interruption of a process) :: preempção {f}
prefabricate {v} (To manufacture something in standard components that can be fitted together on site) :: prefabricar
preface {n} (beginning or introductory portion coming before the main text of a document or book) :: prefácio {m}
preface {v} (to introduce a text) :: prefaciar
prefatory {adj} (introductory) :: prefatório {m}
prefect {n} (an official of ancient Rome) :: prefeito {m}
prefect {n} (the head of a department in France) :: prefeito {m}
prefecture {n} (The district governed by a prefect) :: prefeitura {f}
prefer {v} (to favor) :: preferir
preferably {adv} (in preference) :: preferencialmente, de preferência
preference {n} (selection) :: preferência {f}
preference {n} (option to select or selected) :: preferência {f}
preference {n} (state of being preferred) :: preferência {f}
preference {n} (liking) :: preferência {f}
preference {n} (bias) :: preferência {f}
preferences {n} (user-specified settings of parameters in computer software) :: preferências {f-p}
preferences {n} (plural of "preference") SEE: preference ::
preferred {adj} (favoured) :: preferido
prefix {n} (morpheme at the beginning of a word) :: prefixo {m}
prefix {v} (put or fix before, or at the beginning of) :: prefixar
preformationism {n} (the theory that all organisms start their existence already in a predetermined form) :: preformismo {m}
preformationist {n} (a proponent of the theory of preformationism) :: preformista {m} {f}
pregnancy {n} (condition) :: gravidez {f}
pregnant {adj} (fertile) SEE: fertile ::
pregnant {adj} (carrying developing offspring within the body) :: grávida {f}, prenhe {m} {f}, [colloquial] prenha {f}
pregnant woman {n} :: gestante {f}
preheat {v} (to heat something in preparation for further action, especially cooking) :: preaquecer, pré-aquecer
prehensile {adj} (able to take hold of objects) :: preênsil
prehistoric {adj} (of relating to the epoch before written record) :: pré-histórico
prehistory {n} (history of human culture prior to written records) :: pré-história {f}
preimage {n} (set of all elements that map into a given subset of the codomain of a function) :: pré-imagem {f}
prejudice {n} (adverse judgement formed beforehand) :: preconceito {m}
prejudice {n} (any preconceived opinion) :: prejulgamento {m}, pressuposição {f}, preconceito {m}
prejudice {n} (irrational hostile attitude) :: preconceito {m}, intolerância {f}
prejudice {v} (to have a negative impact) :: prejudicar
prejudice {v} (to cause prejudice) :: prejudicar
prejudiced {adj} (having prejudices) :: preconceituoso {m}
prelate {n} (clergyman) :: prelado {m}
preliminary {adj} (in preparation for the main matter) :: preliminar
prelude {n} (introductory event) :: prelúdio {m}
prelude {n} (short piece of music) :: prelúdio {m}
premarital {adj} (before one’s marriage) :: pré-nupcial, premarital, prematrimonial
premature {adj} (occurring before a state of readiness or maturity) :: prematuro
premature ejaculation {n} (premature ejaculation) :: ejaculação precoce {f}
premeditated {adj} (planned, considered or estimated in advance; deliberate) :: premeditado
premier {n} (prime minister of a country) SEE: prime minister ::
premier {adj} (foremost, very first or very highest in quality or degree) :: primeiro
premiere {n} (first showing of a film, play or other form of entertainment) :: estreia
première {n} (premiere) SEE: premiere ::
premise {n} (proposition antecedently supposed or proved) :: premissa {f}
premise {n} (either of the first two propositions of a syllogism, from which the conclusion is deduced) :: premissa {f}
premise {n} (matters previously stated or set forth) :: premissa {f}
premises {n} (land, and all the built structures on it, considered as a single place) :: local {m}
premium {n} (a prize or award) :: prêmio {m}
premonition {n} (clairvoyant or clairaudient experience) :: premonição {f}
premonition {n} (strong intuition) :: pressentimento
prenatal {adj} (being or happening before birth) :: pré-natal
prenup {n} (prenuptial agreement) SEE: prenuptial agreement ::
prenuptial {adj} (occurring before marriage; antenuptial) :: pré-nupcial, antenupcial
prenuptial agreement {n} (document stating legal claims upon a divorce) :: acordo pré-nupcial {m}
preoccupied {adj} (concerned with something else, distracted) :: preocupado {m}
prep {n} (homework) SEE: homework ::
prep {n} (preparation) SEE: preparation ::
prep {n} (student or graduate of a prep school) SEE: preppy ::
preparation {n} (act) :: preparação {f}
preparation {n} (substance) :: preparação
prepare {v} (to make ready for a specific future purpose) :: preparar
prepare {v} (to make ready for eating or drinking) :: preparar, fazer
prepare {v} (to make oneself ready) :: preparar-se
preponderance {n} (state of being preponderant) :: preponderância {f}
preposition {n} (grammar: a type of word like "of, from, for, by") :: preposição {f}
preposition {v} (to place in a location before some other event occurs) :: pré-posicionar
prepositional {adj} (of, pertaining to, or of the nature of a preposition) :: preposicional, prepositivo
prepositional {adj} (of the prepositional case) :: preposicional
prepositional {n} (the prepositional case) SEE: prepositional case ::
prepositional article {n} (contraction of a preposition and an article) :: preposição contraída {f}
prepositional case {n} (case serving as object of a preposition) :: caso preposicional {m}
prepositional phrase {n} (phrase containing both a preposition and its complement) :: frase preposicional {f}
prepositional pronoun {n} (type of pronoun in Romance languages) :: pronome oblíquo tónico {m}, pronome preposicionado {m}
preppy {n} (student of a prep school) :: mauricinho {m} [Brazilian slang]
preprocessor {n} (program that processes input data before it is used by another program) :: pré-processador {m}
prepuce {n} (foreskin of certain animals) SEE: sheath ::
prepuce {n} (foreskin) SEE: foreskin ::
preputial {adj} (preputial) :: prepucial
prequel {n} (in a series of works, an installment that is set chronologically before its predecessor) :: prequela {f}, prelúdio {m}
prerequisite {n} (Something that must be gained in order to gain something else) :: pré-requisito {m}
prerequisite {n} (In education, a course or topic that must be completed before another course or topic can be started) :: pré-requisito {m}
prerogative {n} (right, generally) SEE: right ::
prerogative {n} (hereditary or official right or privilege) :: prerrogativa {f}
prerogative {n} (right or power that is exclusive to a monarch etc.) :: prerrogativa {f}
presbyopia {n} (inability of the eye, due to ageing, to focus on nearby objects) :: presbiopia {f}
Presbyterian {adj} (relating to the Presbyterian Church) :: presbiteriano {m}
Presbyterian {n} (person belonging to the Presbyterian Church) :: presbiteriano {m}
Presbyterianism {n} (form of Protestantism) :: presbiterianismo {m}
presbytery {n} (chancel) SEE: chancel ::
preschool {adj} (relating to years before primary school) :: pré-escolar {m} {f}
preschool {n} (nursery school) SEE: nursery school ::
prescribe {v} (to order a drug or medical device) :: prescrever, receitar
prescribe {v} (to specify as a required procedure or ritual) :: prescrever, ordenar
prescription {n} (written order for the administration of a medicine) :: receita {f}
prescriptivism {n} (prescribing idealistic language norms) :: prescritivismo {m}
presence {n} (fact or condition of being present) :: presença {f}
presence of mind {n} (alertness, resourcefulness, stability of thought and feeling, good sense) :: presença de espírito {f}
present {n} (gift) SEE: gift ::
present {n} (present tense) SEE: present tense ::
present {adj} (pertaining to the current time) :: presente
present {adj} (in the immediate vicinity) :: presente
present {n} (current time) :: presente {m}
present {v} (bring into the presence of) :: apresentar
present {v} (bring before court) :: apresentar
present {v} (give (someone) as gift or award) :: presentear [a gift], premiar [an award, prize or trophy]
presentation {n} (presenting to an audience) :: apresentação {f}
presentiment {n} (a premonition; a feeling that something, often of undesirable nature, is going to happen) :: pressentimento {m}
present participle {n} (verb form that indicates an ongoing action) :: particípio presente {m}
present perfect {n} (tense that expresses action in the past with consequences in the present time) :: presente perfeito {m}
present tense {n} (form of language) :: presente {m}
preservation {n} (the act of preserving) :: preservação {f}
preservative {n} (any agent, natural or artificial that acts to preserve) :: preservante {m}
preservative {adj} (tending to preserve) :: preservador
preserve {n} (nature preserve) :: reserva {f}
preserve {v} (to protect) :: preservar
preserve {v} (to keep; to maintain the condition of) :: conservar
preset {adj} (set in advance) :: tomado {m} como, predefinido
preset {v} (to set something in advance) :: tomar como, pré-configurado, preestabelecido
presidency {n} (office or role of president) :: presidência {f}
presidency {n} (time during which one is president) :: presidência {f}
president {n} (the head of state of a republic) :: presidente {m} {f}, presidenta {f}
president {n} (the primary leader of a corporation) :: presidente {m} {f}
presidential palace {n} (White House) SEE: White House ::
press {v} (to press) SEE: bear ::
press {n} (device used to apply pressure) :: prensa {f}, imprensa
press {n} (printed media) :: imprensa {f}
press {n} (printing machine) :: imprensa {f}
press {v} (to apply pressure) :: prensar, pressionar
press {v} (to urge) :: insistir
press {n} (publisher) SEE: publisher ::
Pressburg {prop} (Bratislava) SEE: Bratislava ::
press conference {n} (question and answer session with members of television, print and other media) :: coletiva {f}
press release {n} (official written media statement) :: comunicado {m}
pressure {n} (a pressing; force applied to a surface) :: pressão
pressure {n} (a contrasting force or impulse of any kind) :: pressão {f}
pressure {n} (mental strain) :: pressão {f}
pressure {n} (physics: amount of force divided by area) :: pressão {f}
pressure {n} :: pressão {f}
pressure cooker {n} (cooking vessel) :: panela de pressão {f}
pressure group {n} (advocacy group) SEE: advocacy group ::
pressure ulcer {n} (bedsore) SEE: bedsore ::
Prester John {prop} (legendary Christian king of a distant Eastern or African kingdom) :: Preste João {m}
prestidigitator {n} (who performs feats of prestidigitation) :: prestidigitador {m}
prestige {n} (dignity, status, or esteem) :: prestígio {m}
prestigious {adj} (of high prestige) :: prestigioso
presto {interj} (used by magicians) :: pronto!
presumably {adv} (able to be sensibly presumed) :: presumivelmente
presume {v} (to assume to be true, suppose) :: presumir, pressupor
presumed {adj} (appearing to be the most probable) :: presumido, suposto
presumedly {adv} (presumably) SEE: presumably ::
presumptive {adj} (based on presumption) :: presuntivo
presumptively {adv} (as is presumed to be the case) SEE: presumably ::
presumptuous {adj} (going beyond what is proper) :: presunçoso
presumptuousness {n} (state of being presumptious) :: presunção {f}
presuppose {v} (to assume some truth without proof) :: pressupor
presupposition {n} (assumption, conjecture, speculation or something supposed without proof) :: pressuposição {f}, pressuposto {m}
presupposition {n} (act of presupposing) :: pressuposição {f}
pretend {v} (to allege falsely) :: fingir
pretension {n} (claim) :: pretensão
pretentious {adj} (marked by an unwarranted claim to importance or distinction) :: pretensioso
preterite {adj} (showing an action at a determined moment in the past) :: pretérito {m}
preterite {n} (preterite tense; simple past) :: pretérito {m}
pretermit {v} (to intentionally disregard) :: preterir
pretext {n} (false, contrived or assumed purpose) :: pretexto {m}
Pretoria {prop} (capital of South Africa) :: Pretória {f}
prettily {adv} (in a pretty manner) :: belamente, lindamente
pretty {adj} (especially of women and children: pleasant, attractive) :: bonito
pretty {adj} (of objects: nice-looking) :: bonito, belo
pretty {adj} (only superficially attractive) :: bonitinho
pretty {adv} (somewhat) :: meio [somewhat]; bem, bastante [fairly]
pretty much {adv} (almost completely; very nearly; mostly) :: quase isso
pretty penny {n} (considerable amount of money) :: nota preta (black bill)
pretty please {interj} (an emphatic interjection to make commands more polite) :: por favorzinho
pretzel {n} (toasted bread or cracker in the shape of a knot) :: pretzel {m}
prevail {v} (To be superior in strength, dominance, influence or frequency; to have or gain the advantage over others; to have the upper hand) :: prevalecer, predominar
prevail {v} (To be current, widespread or predominant; to have currency or prevalence) :: prevalecer, predominar
prevalence {n} (number of cases compared to a total population) :: prevalência
prevalent {adj} (widespread, preferred) :: predominante
prevalent {adj} (Superior in frequency or dominant) :: prevalente
prevaricate {v} (deviate, transgress) :: prevaricar
prevaricator {n} (one who prevaricates) :: prevaricador {m}
prevent {v} (to keep from happening) :: impedir, prevenir
prevention {n} (The act of preventing or hindering) :: prevenção {f}
prevention {n} (Measure to limit health risks) :: prevenção
prevention is better than cure {proverb} (It is better to prevent the creation of a problem than to have to deal with it afterwards.) :: prevenir é melhor do que remediar
preventively {adv} (in a preventive way) :: preventivamente
previous {adj} (prior) :: prévio
previously {adv} (at an earlier time) :: antes, anteriormente
prey {n} (booty, anything taken by force) :: preia {f}, presa {f}
prey {n} (that which may be seized by animals) :: presa {f}
Prey Nokor {prop} (Ho Chi Minh City) SEE: Ho Chi Minh City ::
Prey Nokor {prop} (Saigon) SEE: Saigon ::
prey on {v} (to exploit or victimize) :: predar
Priam {prop} (king of Troy) :: Príamo {m}
priapism {n} (medical condition) :: priapismo {m}
Priapus {prop} (son of Aphrodite and Dionysus) :: Príapo {m}
price {n} (cost required to gain possession of something) :: preço {m}
price {n} (cost of an action or deed) :: preço {m}
price {v} (determine or put a price on something) :: avaliar, orçar
priceless {adj} (so precious as not to be sold at any price) :: inestimável
price list {n} (list of items with prices) :: lista de preços {f}
price tag {n} (the tag or sticker attached to a product, displaying its price) :: etiqueta de preço {f}
prick {n} (small pointed object) :: farpa {f}
prick {n} (feeling of being pierced or punctured) :: picada {f}, pontada {f}
prick {n} ((slang) a penis) :: pica {f} (lit. prick), pau {m} (lit. wood)
prick {n} (an annoying person) :: arrogante {m} {f}, ignorante {m} {f}
prickle {n} (A small, sharp pointed object, such as a thorn) :: ferrão {m}
prickly {adj} (covered with sharp points) :: espinhoso
prickly {adj} (easily irritated) :: irritadiço
prickly oak {n} (kermes oak) SEE: kermes oak ::
prickly pear {n} (any of various spiny cacti of the genus Opuntia) :: figueira-da-Índia {f}
prickly pear {n} (cactus fruit) :: figo-da-Índia {m}
pride {n} (quality or state of being proud; inordinate self-esteem; an unreasonable conceit of one's own superiority in talents, beauty, wealth, rank etc.) :: orgulho {m}
pride {n} (sense of one's own worth, and abhorrence of what is beneath or unworthy of one) :: orgulho {m}
pride {n} (proud or disdainful behavior or treatment; insolence or arrogance of demeanor; haughty bearing and conduct) :: soberba {f}, nariz empinado {m}
pride {n} (that of which one is proud; that which excites boasting or self-gratulation; the occasion or ground of self-esteem) :: orgulho {m}
pride {n} (company of lions) :: alcateia {f}
priest {n} (clergyman (clergywoman, clergyperson)) :: padre {m} [Christian], sacerdote {m}, presbítero {m}
priestess {n} (woman with religious duties) :: sacerdotisa
primacy {n} (the state or condition of being prime or first) :: primado {m}, primazia {f}
primacy {n} (the office, rank, or character of a primate) :: primado {m}
prima donna {n} (opera singer) :: prima-dona {f}
prima donna {n} (person who considers themself important) :: diva {f}
primary {adj} (first in a group or series) :: primário {m}, primária {f}, primários {m-p}, primárias {f-p}
primary {adj} (that which is placed ahead of others) :: primário
primary school {n} (first formal, obligatory school) :: ensino primário {m}
primate {n} (mammal) :: primata {m}
primate {n} (archbishop or bishop) :: primado {m}
prime {adj} (first in time, order, or sequence) :: primeira {f}, primeiro {m}
prime {adj} (first in excellence, quality, or value) :: de primeira
prime {adj} (mathematics: having no factors except itself and unity) :: primo {m}
prime {adj} (first in importance, degree, or rank) :: primeira {f}, primeiro {m}, principal
prime {n} (earliest stage) :: princípio {m}
prime {n} (most active, thriving, or successful stage or period) :: auge {m}, ápice {m}
prime {n} (algebra: prime element of a mathematical structure) :: número primo, primo {m}
prime minister {n} (chief member of the cabinet and head of the government) :: primeiro ministro {m}, premiê {m} {f}, premier {m} {f}
prime number {n} (natural number) :: número primo {m}
primer {n} (prayer book) :: livro de orações {m}
primer {n} (children's book introducing basic literacy) :: cartilha {f}
primer {n} (introductory textbook) :: cartilha {f}, abecedário {m}
primer {n} (small charge used to ignite gunpowder or other explosive) :: espoleta {f}
primer {n} (biology: molecule required for replication of DNA) :: iniciador
prime time {n} (block of television programming) :: horário nobre
primeval {adj} (belonging to the first ages) :: primevo
primeval forest {n} (large forest unaffected by humans) :: floresta primária {f}, floresta virgem {f}
primitive {n} (person from a primitive society) :: primitivo {m}
primitive {n} (simple-minded person) :: primitivo {m}
primitive {n} (computing data type) :: primitiva {f}
primitive {adj} (one of the adjectival senses) :: primitivo {m}, primitiva {f}
primitively {adv} (in a primitive manner) :: primitivamente
primitiveness {n} (quality or state of being primitive) :: primitivismo {m}
primitivity {n} (primitiveness) SEE: primitiveness ::
primogeniture {n} (exclusive right of inheritance belonging to the eldest child) :: primogenitura {f}
primordial {adj} (earliest) :: primordial
primordial soup {n} (state of the Earth's oceans at a very early time in the planet's history) :: sopa primordial {f}
Primorsky Krai {prop} (federal subject of Russia) :: Primorsky, Primórie {m}
primrose {n} (plant of the genus Primula) :: prímula {f}
primrose {n} (Primula vulgaris) :: prímula
primrose {n} (flower) :: prímula {f}
prince {n} (male ruler or head of a principality) :: príncipe
prince {n} (son or male-line grandson of a reigning monarch) :: príncipe {m}
prince {n} ((figuratively) great person) :: maioral
Prince Charming {n} (the fictional character) :: príncipe encantado {m}
Prince Charming {n} (romantically ideal man) :: príncipe encantado {m}
Prince Edward Island {prop} (Province in eastern Canada) :: Ilha Prince Edward {f}, Ilha do Príncipe Eduardo {f}
princely {adj} (relating to a prince) :: principesco {m}
Prince of Wales {prop} (royal title) :: príncipe de Gales {m}
princess {n} (female member of royal family) :: princesa {f}
princess {n} (female monarch, or wife of a ruler) :: rainha {f}
principal {n} (essential point or rule) SEE: principle ::
principal {adj} (primary, main) :: principal
principal {n} (money originally invested or loaned) :: principal
principal {n} (chief administrator of a school) :: diretor {m}
principality {n} (region) :: principado {m}
principality {n} (in angelology) :: principado {m}
Principality of Liechtenstein {prop} (official name of Liechtenstein) :: Principado do Liechtenstein {m}, Principado de Liechtenstein {m}
Principality of Monaco {prop} (official name of Monaco) :: Principado de Mónaco {m} [Portugal], Principado de Mônaco {m} [Brazil]
principle {n} (fundamental assumption) :: princípio {m}
principle {n} (rule to solve a problem) :: princípio {m}
principle {n} (moral rule or aspect) :: princípio {m}
principle {n} (rule of nature) :: princípio {m}
Pringle {n} (individual potato snack of the Pringles brand) :: Pringle {m}
print {v} (to produce a copy of a text or image on a surface, especially by machine) :: imprimir
print {n} (fingerprint) SEE: fingerprint ::
print {n} (footprint) SEE: footprint ::
printed {adj} (written or published) :: impresso
printer {n} (one who makes prints) :: impressor {m}
printer {n} (operator of a printing press) :: gráfico {m}, impressor {m}
printer {n} (computing: device used to print text or images) :: impressora {f}
print head {n} (part of a printer) :: cabeça de impressão
printing house {n} (commercial company) :: gráfica {f}, tipografia {f}
printing press {n} (machine for printing) :: imprensa {f}
printshop {n} (printing house) SEE: printing house ::
prion {n} (misfolded protein) :: prião {m} [Portugal], príon {m} [Brazil]
prior {adj} (former) SEE: former ::
prior {adj} (Of that which comes before, in advance) :: prévio
prior {adv} (previously) SEE: previously ::
prioritize {v} (to arrange or list in order of priority or importance) :: priorizar
prioritized {adj} (quality or state of being prior or antecedent in time, or of preceding something else) :: prioritário {m}, prioritária {f}, prioritários {m-p}, prioritárias {f-p}
prioritized {adj} (Precedence; superior rank) :: prioritário {m}, prioritária {f}, prioritários {m-p}, prioritárias {f-p}
priority {n} (item's relative importance) :: prioridade {f}, prioridades {f-p}
priority {n} (goal of a person or an organisation) :: prioridade {f}, prioridades {f-p}
priority {n} (attributive use) SEE: prioritized ::
priory {n} (monastery or convent governed by a prior or prioress) :: priorado {m}
Pripyat {prop} (abandoned city in Ukraine) :: Pripyat {f}, Pripiat {f}
Priscilla {prop} (biblical woman) :: Priscila
Priscilla {prop} (female given name) :: Priscila
prise {n} (prize) SEE: prize ::
prism {n} (geometry: polyhedron with parallel ends of the same size and shape) :: prisma {m}
prism {n} (block used to split or reflect light) :: prisma {m}
prismatic {adj} (of or pertaining to a prism) :: prismático
prison {n} (place of long-term confinement for those convicted of serious crimes) :: prisão {f}, cadeia {f}, xadrez {m} [slang, Brazil], cárcere {m}
prison {n} (confinement in a prison) :: cárcere {m}
prison {v} (imprison) SEE: imprison ::
prisoner {n} (person incarcerated in a prison) :: prisioneiro {m}, preso {m}
prisoner {n} (figurative: any person held against his or her will) :: prisioneiro {m}, preso {m}
prisoner of conscience {n} (person) :: prisioneiro de consciência {m}
prisoner of war {n} (soldier or combatant captured by the enemy) :: prisioneiro de guerra {m}
pristine {adj} (unspoiled) :: virgem, pristino, imaculado
pristine {adj} (pertaining to the earliest state of something) :: prisco, primitivo, antigo
Priština {prop} (city) :: Pristina
privacy {n} (state of being private) :: intimidade {f}, privacidade {f}
privacy policy {n} (statement detailing policies that an organization uses to collect information about users) :: política de privacidade {f}
private {adj} (belonging to, concerning, or accessible only to an individual person or a specific group) :: pessoal
private {adj} (not accessible by the public) :: particular
private {adj} :: privado
private {n} (rank) :: soldado {m}
private {n} (soldier) :: soldado raso {m}
privateer {n} (privately owned warship) :: navio corsário {m}
privateer {n} (officer or crew of a privateer ship) :: corsário {m}
private parts {n} (genitals or sex organs) SEE: genitalia ::
private parts {n} (intimate parts of the human body) :: partes {f-p}
private property {n} (belongings owned by individuals) :: propriedade privada {f}
private school {n} (fee charging school) :: escola particular {f}
privatization {n} (transfer from the government to private ownership) :: privatização {f}
privatize {v} (to release government control to private industry) :: privatizar
privet {interj} (hello) SEE: hello ::
privet {n} (Any of various shrubs and small trees in the genus Ligustrum) :: alfeneiro {m}
privilege {n} (particular benefit, advantage, or favor) :: privilégio {m}
privilege {v} (to grant some particular right or exemption to) :: privilegiar
privilege {v} (to bring or put into a condition of privilege or exemption from evil or danger) :: privilegiar
privy {n} (lavatory or toilet) SEE: toilet ::
privy {n} (outhouse) SEE: outhouse ::
privy {adj} (private, exclusive) :: privado {m}, exclusivo {m}, particular, privativo, confidencial
privy {n} (latrine) SEE: latrine ::
prize {n} (honor or reward striven for in a competitive contest) :: [Brazil] prêmio {m}, [Portugal] prémio {m}
prize {n} (that which may be won by chance) :: prêmio {m}
prizewinning {adj} (Having won at least one prize) :: premiado
Príncipe {prop} (island) :: Príncipe
Pärnu {prop} (city in Estonia) :: Pernau {f}
pro {n} (advantage of something) :: pró {m}
pro {prep} (in favor of) :: pró
proactive {adj} (acting in advance) :: proativo
probability {n} (state of being probable; likelihood) :: probabilidade {f}
probability {n} (event that is likely to occur) :: probabilidade {f}
probability {n} (relative likelihood of an event happening) :: probabilidade {f}
probability {n} (mathematical probability) :: probabilidade {f}
probability theory {n} (study of probability) :: teoria das probabilidades {f}, teoria da probabilidade {f}
probable {adj} (likely to be true) :: provável
probable {adj} (likely to happen) :: provável
probably {adv} (in all likelihood) :: provavelmente
probation {n} (period of conditional employment or engagement) :: contrato de experiência {m}, período de experiência {m}
probation {n} (type of sentence) :: condicional {f}
probe {n} (any of various medical instruments used to explore wounds, organs, etc) :: sonda {f}
probe {n} (investigation or inquiry) :: investigação {f}
probe {n} (sciences: electrode or other small device) :: sonda {f}
probe {n} (spacecraft) :: sonda {f}
probe {n} (radioactively labeled molecule) :: sonda
probe {v} (to explore, investigate, or question) :: sondar, investigar
probe {v} (to insert a probe into) :: sondar
probeable {adj} (able to be probed) :: sondável
probity {n} (integrity) :: probidade
problem {n} (difficulty) :: problema {m}
problem {n} (schoolwork exercise) :: problema {m}, exercício {m}
problem {n} (puzzling circumstance) :: problema {m}
problem statement {n} :: enunciado do problema
proboscis {n} (slang: a nose) SEE: schnozzle ::
proboscis {n} (elongated tube) :: probóscide {f}, probóscida {f}
procedural {adj} (related to procedure) :: procedimental
procedure {n} (method for performing a task) :: procedimento {m}
procedure {n} (series of small tasks to accomplish an end) :: procedimento {m}
procedure {n} (set of established forms or methods of an organized body) :: procedimento {m}
procedure {n} (computing: subroutine or function coded to perform a specific task) :: procedimento {m}
proceeds {n} (revenue) :: receita {f}, renda {f}, rendimento {m}
process {n} (series of events to produce a result) :: processo {m}
process {n} (path of succession of states through which a system passes) :: processo {m}, procedimento {m}
process {n} (successive physiological responses to keep or restore health) :: processo
process {v} (to perform a particular process) :: processar
process {v} (to think information over, and assimilate it) :: digerir, ruminar
processing {n} (action of the verb to process) :: processamento {m}
processing {n} (act of taking something through a set of prescribed procedures) :: processamento {m}
procession {n} (act of progressing or proceeding) :: avanço {m}
procession {n} (group of people or thing moving along in an orderly manner) :: procissão {f}, cortejo {m}
procession {n} (number of things happening in sequence) :: sequência {f}
processor {n} (device which processes) :: processador {m}
processor {n} (microprocessor) :: processador
proclaim {v} (to excitedly, verbosely and candidly describe) :: aclamar
proclaim {v} (to announce or declare) :: proclamar
proclamation {n} (a statement which is proclaimed) :: proclamação {f}
procrastinate {v} (put off; to delay taking action) :: procrastinar
procrastinate {v} (put off; delay something) :: procrastinar
procrastination {n} (act of postponing, delaying or putting off) :: procrastinação {f}
procrastinator {n} (one who procrastinates; one who delays working on things) :: procrastinador {m}
procreate {v} (to procreate) SEE: beget ::
procreation {n} (the act of reproducing new individuals biologically) SEE: reproduction ::
proctitis {n} (inflammation) :: proctite {f}
proctologist {n} (expert in proctology) :: proctólogo {m}, proctóloga {f}
proctor {n} (person who supervises students as they take an examination) :: fiscal
procurable {adj} (obtainable) SEE: obtainable ::
procurement {n} (purchasing department of a company) :: compras, suprimentos
procurement {n} (act of procuring or obtaining) :: obtenção {f}, aquisição {f}
prod {v} (poke) :: cutucar
prod {v} (encourage) :: aguilhoar
prodigal {adj} (wastefully extravagant) :: pródigo {m}
prodigal {n} (prodigal) SEE: spendthrift ::
prodigal son {n} (one who returns) :: filho pródigo {m}
prodigal son {n} (cobia) SEE: cobia ::
prodigy {n} (something from which omens are drawn) :: presságio {m}
prodigy {n} (amazing or marvellous thing) :: prodígio {m}, maravilha {f}
prodigy {n} (extremely talented person, especially a child) :: prodígio {m}
prodrome {n} (medicine: an early symptom) :: pródromo {m}
produce {v} (to make or manufacture) :: produzir
produce {n} (items produced) :: produção {f}
produce {n} (harvested agricultural goods collectively) :: produção {f}
produce {n} (offspring) SEE: offspring ::
producer {n} (in economics) :: produtor {m}
producer {n} (in arts) :: produtor {m}
product {n} (commodity for sale) :: produto {m}, produtos {m-p}
product {n} (amount created by a process) :: produto {m}, produção {f}, produtos {m-p}, produções {f-p}
product {n} (consequence of efforts) :: produto {m}, produtos {m-p}
product {n} (result of chemical reaction) :: produto {m}, produtos {m-p}
product {n} (multiplication result) :: produto {m}, produtos {m-p}
product {n} (any tangible output) :: produto {m}, produtos {m-p}
production {n} (the act of producing) :: produção {f}
production {n} (the act of being produced) :: produção {f}
production {n} (the total amount produced) :: produção {f}
production {n} (the presentation of a theatrical work) :: produção {f}
productive {adj} (capable of producing something) :: produtivo
product placement {n} (a form of advertising) :: publicidade indireta {f}, marketing indireto {m}
Produnova {prop} (female surname) :: Produnova {f}
Produnova {n} (Gymnastics vault) :: Brazilian: produnova, salto produnova; Iberian: Produnova, salto Produnova
profane {adj} (Not sacred or holy) :: profano
profanity {n} (quality of being profane) :: profanidade {f}
profanity {n} (obscene, lewd or abusive language) :: profanidade {f}
profer {v} (utter; pronounce) :: proferir
profession {n} (occupation) :: profissão {f}
professional {n} (person who belongs to a profession) :: profissional {m} {f}
professional {n} (person who earns his living from a specified activity) :: profissional {m} {f}
professional {n} (expert) :: profissional {m} {f}
professional {adj} (of, pertaining to, or in accordance with the standards of a profession) :: profissional {m} {f}
professional {adj} (that is carried out as a livelihood) :: profissional {m} {f}
professional {adj} (expert) :: profissional {m} {f}
professor {n} (a higher ranking for a teacher or faculty member at a college or university) :: professor {m}, professora {f}
proficiency {n} (ability or skill) :: proficiência {f}, capacidade {f}, competência {f}
proficient {adj} (skilled) :: proficiente, competente, perito
proficient {n} (expert) :: perito {m}
profile {n} (shape, view, or shadow of a person's head from the side) :: perfil {m}
profile {n} (summary or collection of information, especially about a person) :: perfil {m}
profile {n} (reputation) SEE: reputation ::
profit {n} (benefit) :: proveito {m}
profit {n} (total income or cash flow minus expenditures) :: lucro {m}, provento {m}
profit {v} (To benefit, gain) :: lucrar
profitable {adj} (producing profit) :: lucrativo
profligacy {n} (careless wastefulness) :: esbanjamento {m}, prodigalidade {f}, desperdício {m}
profligacy {n} (shameless and immoral behaviour) :: devassidão {f}, libertinagem {f}, licenciosidade {f}
profound {adj} (descending below the surface) :: profundo
profound {adj} (intellectually deep) :: profundo
profound {adj} (characterized by intensity) :: profundo
profound {adj} :: profundo
progenitor {n} (founder) SEE: founder ::
progenitor {n} (any of a person's direct ancestors) :: progenitor {m}
progenitor {n} (an individual from which (a) people(s) descend) :: progenitor {m}
progenitor {n} (a predecessor of something) :: progenitor {m}
progeny {n} (offspring) :: progénie {f} [Portugal], progênie {f} [Brazil], descendência {f}, prole {f}
progeria {n} (genetic condition wherein symptoms resembling aging are manifested at an early age) :: progéria {f}, progeria {f}
progesterone {n} (the steroid hormone) :: progesterona
prognathic {adj} (prognathous) SEE: prognathous ::
prognathism {n} (abnormal projection of jaws) :: prognatismo {m}
prognathous {adj} (with jaws projecting forward) :: prógnato
prognosis {n} (forecast of the future course of a disease) :: prognose {f}, prognóstico, pronóstico
prognosis {n} (forecast of the future course, or outcome, of a situation) :: prognose {f}, prognóstico {m}
prognostic {adj} (of or pertaining to prognosis) :: prognóstico
prognosticate {v} (predict, foretell) :: prognosticar
program {n} (set of structured activities) :: programa {m}, programação {f}
program {n} (leaflet listing information about a play, game or other activity) :: programa {m}
program {n} (performance of a show or other broadcast on radio or television) :: programa {m}
program {n} (software application) :: programa {m}
program {v} (to enter a program or other instructions into a computer) :: programar
program {v} (to write code) :: programar
program {v} (to put together the schedule of an event) :: programar, planear [Portugal], planejar [Brazil]
program {v} (to cause to automatically behave in a particular way) :: programar
programmable {adj} (capable of being programmed) :: programável
programmable logic controller {n} (programmable electronic device) :: controlador lógico programável {m}
programmatic {adj} (of or relating to a step-by-step program) :: programático
programmatical {adj} (programmatic) SEE: programmatic ::
programmatically {adv} (in a programmatic manner) :: programaticamente
programme {n} (programme) SEE: program ::
programmer {n} (one who writes computer programs) :: programador {m}, programadora {f}
programming {n} (act of writing a computer program) :: programação {f}
programming {n} (brain-washing) SEE: brain-washing ::
programming language {n} (code of reserved words and symbols) :: linguagem de programação {f}
progress {n} (a moving forward) :: progresso {m}
progress {n} (advance or growth of civilization) :: progresso {m}
progress {v} (to move forward) :: seguir
progress {v} (to become better or more complete) :: progredir
progression {n} (mathematical sequence) :: progressão {f}
progression {n} (evolution) :: progressão
progressive {adj} (continuous) SEE: continuous ::
progressive {adj} (favouring or promoting progress; advanced) :: progressista {m} {f}
progressive {adj} (gradually advancing in extent; increasing) :: progressivo
progressive metal {n} (heavy metal subgenre) :: metal progressivo {m}
progressive rock {n} (rock subgenre) :: rock progressivo {m}
progressivism {n} (political ideology) :: progressismo {m}
prohibit {v} (to proscribe officially) :: proibir
prohibited {adj} (forbidden) SEE: forbidden ::
prohibition {n} (act of prohibiting) :: proibição {f}
prohibition {n} (law that prohibits something) :: proibição {f}
project {n} (planned endeavor) :: projeto {m}
projectile {n} (object intended to be or having been fired from a weapon) :: projéctil {m}
projection {n} (something which projects) :: projeção {f}
projection {n} (forecast or prognosis obtained by extrapolation) :: projeção {f}
project management {n} (discipline of organizing and managing project resources) :: gerenciamento de projetos {m}, gerência de projetos {f}
projector {n} (optical device) :: [Brazil] projetor {m}, [Portugal] projector {m}
prokaryote {n} (organism characterized by absence of nucleus) :: procarionte
prolactin {n} (hormone) :: prolactina {f}
proletarian {adj} (relating to proletariat) :: proletário
proletarian {n} (A member of the proletariat) :: proletário {m}
proletariat {n} (working class or lower class) :: proletariado {m}
proletariat {n} (wage-earners collectively) :: proletariado {m}
proletariat {n} (lowest class of citizens in Rome) :: proletariado {m}
pro-life {adj} (opposed to abortion) :: pró-vida
proliferation {n} (the process by which an organism produces others of its kind) :: proliferação
prolific {adj} (Fertile, producing offspring or fruit in great abundance) :: prolífico, frutífero {m}, fértil
prolific {adj} (Similarly producing results or works in abundance) :: prolífico {m}
prolix {adj} (tediously lengthy) :: prolixo
prolog {n} (prologue) SEE: prologue ::
prologue {n} (speech or section used as an introduction, especially to a play or novel) :: prólogo {m}
prolong {v} (to extend in space or length) :: prolongar
prolong {v} (to lengthen in time; to extend the duration of; to draw out; to continue) :: prolongar
prolong {v} (to lengthen temporally; to put off to a distant time; to postpone) :: adiar
prolonged {adj} (lengthy in duration; extended; protracted) :: prolongado
prom {n} (a formal ball) :: baile de formatura
promastigote {n} ( ) :: promastigota
pro memoria {n} :: pró-memória {m}
promenade {n} (place to walk) :: calçadão {m}
promenade {v} (to walk) :: caminhar
Prometheus {prop} (Greek mythological figure) :: Prometeu {m}
promethium {n} (chemical element) :: promécio {m}
prominent {adj} (projecting, protuberant) :: proeminente
prominent {adj} (eminent, distinguished above others) :: conhecido
promiscuous {adj} (indiscriminate in choice of sexual partners) :: promíscuo
promise {n} (vow) :: promessa {f}
promise {v} (to commit to something or action) :: prometer
Promised Land {prop} (land promised by God) :: Terra Prometida {f}
Promised Land {n} (place which one eagerly seeks) :: terra prometida {f}
promising {adj} (showing promise, and likely to develop in a desirable fashion) :: promissor
promissory note {n} (document saying that someone owes a specific amount of money) :: livrança {f}, nota promissória {f}
promo {n} (promotion) :: promo
promontory {n} (a high point of land extending into a body of water, headland; cliff) :: promontório
promote {v} (raise someone to a more important, responsible, or remunerative job or rank) :: promover
promotion {n} (advancement in position) :: promoção {f}
promotion {n} (dissemination of information) :: promoção {f}, publicidade {f}
promotor {n} (A material that accelerates the action of a catalyst) :: promotor
prompt {adj} (quick) :: rápido, imediato
prompt {adj} (on time) :: pontual
prompt {v} (to cause or lead to) :: verursachen
promptly {adv} (in a prompt manner) :: prontamente
promulgate {v} (to make known public) :: promulgar
promulgation {n} (act of promulgating) :: promulgação {f}
pronaos {n} (the inner area of the portico of a Greek or Roman temple) :: pronaos {m}, pronau {m}
prone {adj} (inclined, sloped) :: inclinado, prono
prone {adj} (predisposed) :: propenso
prong {n} (thin, pointed, projecting part) :: ponta {f}, dente {m}
prong {n} (branch) :: braço {m}, ramo {m}
pronged {adj} (having prongs) :: furcado {m}, furcada {f}
pronominal verb {n} :: verbo pronominal {m}
pronoun {n} (type of noun) :: pronome {m}
pronounce {v} (to pronounce) SEE: say ::
pronounce {v} (to officially declare) :: declarar
pronounce {v} (to sound out a word) :: pronunciar
pronouncement {n} (an official public announcement) :: pronunciamento {m}
pronunciation {n} (sound of a word) :: pronúncia {f}
pronunciation {n} (way in which words are pronounced) :: pronúncia, pronunciação {f}, prolação {f}
proof {n} (any effort, process, or operation designed to establish or discover a fact or truth) :: prova {f}
proof {n} (the degree of evidence which convinces the mind of any truth or fact, and produces belief) :: prova {f}
proof {n} (quality or state of having been proved or tried) :: provado {m}
proof {n} (process for testing the accuracy of an operation performed) :: prova {f}
proofread {v} (to check for errors in spelling and grammar) :: revisar
proofreader {n} (person who proofreads) :: revisor {m}
proofreader {n} (person whose occupation is to proofread) :: revisor {m}
prop {n} (object placed against or under another, to support it) :: escora {f}, apoio {m}, amparo {m}
prop {n} (item placed on a stage to create a scene) :: acessório {m}
propaganda {n} (concerted set of messages) :: propaganda {f}
propagandism {n} (use of propaganda) :: propagandismo {m}
propagation {n} (the multiplication or natural increase in a population) :: propagação {f}
propagation {n} (the dissemination of something to a larger area or greater number) :: propagação {f}
propagation {n} (the act of propagating, especially the movement of a wave) :: propagação {f}
propagule {n} (a reproductive particle released by an organism that may germinate into another) :: propágulo {m}
propane {n} (aliphatic hydrocarbon: C3H8) :: propano {m}
proparoxytone {adj} (proparoxytone) :: proparoxítono, esdrúxulo
proparoxytone {n} (proparoxytone) :: esdrúxulo {m}
propel {v} (to cause to move in a certain direction) :: propulsar
propeller {n} (mechanical device used to propel) :: propulsor, hélice {f}
propelling pencil {n} (mechanical pencil) SEE: mechanical pencil ::
propenoic {adj} (acrylic) SEE: acrylic ::
propensity {n} (tendency) :: propensão, tendência, inclinação, predisposição, predileção
proper {adj} (fit, suitable) :: apropriado, próprio, adequado
proper {adj} (following the established standards of behavior or manners) :: apropriado, decente
proper {adj} (in the very strictest sense of the word) :: propriamente dito
proper {adj} (grammar: designating a particular person, place or thing) :: próprio
proper {adj} (belonging to oneself or itself, own) :: próprio
proper {adj} (complete, thorough) :: completo
proper {adj} (informal: utter) :: por completo
properly {adv} (in a proper manner) :: propriamente
proper noun {n} (the name of a particular person, place, organization or other individual entity) :: substantivo próprio {m}, nome próprio {m}
property {n} (something owned) :: propriedade {f}, bem {m}
property {n} (piece of real estate) :: propriedade {f}
property {n} (exclusive right of possessing, enjoying and disposing of a thing) :: possessão {f}
property {n} (attribute or abstract quality associated with an object, individual or concept) :: propriedade {f}, qualidade {f}
property {n} (an attribute characteristic of a class of objects) :: propriedade {f}, qualidade {f}
property {n} (computing: an editable parameter associated with an application, or its value) :: propriedade {f}
property {n} (an object used in a dramatic production) :: acessório {m}
propfan {n} (modified turbofan) :: propfan {m}
prophecy {n} (prediction) :: profecia {f}
prophesy {v} (to predict) :: profetizar, vaticinar, predizer
prophesy {v} (to speak as a prophet) :: profetizar
prophet {n} (one who speaks by divine inspiration) :: profeta {m}, profetisa {f}
prophet {n} (one who foretells the future) :: profeta {m}, vidente {m} {f}
prophetess {n} (female prophet) :: profetisa {f}
prophylactic {adj} (Serving to prevent or protect against an undesired effect, especially disease) :: profiláctico
prophylaxis {n} (prevention of, or protective treatment for disease) :: profilaxia {f}
propiska {n} (system of mandatory registration in ex-USSR) :: propiska {f}
propolis {n} (glue-like substance) :: própolis
proponency {n} (advocacy) SEE: advocacy ::
proportion {n} (quantity that is part of the whole) :: proporção {f}
proportion {v} (to set or render in proportion) :: proporcionar
proportional {adj} (at a constant ratio (to)) :: proporcional
proportionate {adj} (harmonious and symmetrical) :: proporcional
proposal {n} (that which is proposed) :: proposta {f}
proposal {n} (law: the offer by a party of what they have in view) :: proposta {f}
propose {v} (to suggest a plan or course of action) :: propor
propose {v} (to ask for one's hand in marriage) :: pedir a mão
propose {v} (to intend) :: pretender
proposition {n} (uncountable: act of offering for consideration) :: proposição {f}
proposition {n} (idea or plan offered) :: proposição {f}, proposta {f}
proposition {n} (math: assertion which can be considered true or false) :: proposição {f}
propound {v} (to put forward; to offer for discussion or debate) :: propor
proprietary {adj} (relating to property or ownership) :: proprietário
proprietary {adj} (of or relating to the quality of being an owner) :: proprietário
proprietary {adj} (manufactured exclusively by the IPR owner) :: proprietário
proprietary {adj} (privately owned) :: privado, particular
proprietor {n} (owner) :: proprietário {m}, dono {m}
propriety {n} (fitness; the quality of being appropriate) :: propriedade {f}
propriety {n} (correctness in behaviour and morals) :: propriedade {f}
proprioception {n} (sense of the position of parts of the body) :: propriocepção {f}
propulsion {n} (the action of driving or pushing) :: propulsão {f}
propyl {n} (hydrocarbon radicals) :: propil {m}
prorogue {v} (to prolong or extend) :: prorrogar
prosaic {adj} (pertaining to or having the characteristics of prose) :: prosaico, prosaico
pros and cons {n} (for and against) :: prós e contras {m-p}
prosciutto {n} (dry-cured ham from Italy) :: prosciutto {m}
proscribe {v} (forbid or prohibit) :: proscrever, proibir
prose {n} (written language not intended as poetry) :: prosa {f}
prosecutor {n} (a person instituting criminal prosecution) :: promotor {m}, promotora {f}
proselyte {n} (one who has converted to a religion) :: prosélito {m}
proselytism {n} (proselytizing or being a proselyte) :: proselitismo {m}
proselytize {v} (convert to one’s own faith) :: converter
proselytize {v} (induce people to join a cause) :: proselitizar, proselitar
prosodic {adj} (relating to prosody) :: prosódico
prosody {n} (linguistics: study of rhythm and other attributes in speech) :: prosódia {f}
prosody {n} (poetry: study of poetic meter etc) :: prosódia {f}
prosopagnosia {n} (disorder of face perception) :: prosopagnosia {f}
prosopopoeia {n} (Personifying a person or object.) :: prosopopéia {f}
prospect {n} (position affording a fine view) SEE: lookout ::
prospect {n} (region which the eye overlooks at one time) :: perspectiva
prospect {n} (act of looking forward; foresight; anticipation) :: expectativa
prospect {n} (potential things that may come to pass, usually favorable) :: expectativa {f}
prospect {v} (to determine which minerals or metals are present in a location) :: prospectar
prospective {adj} (following the same population) :: prospectivo, prospetivo
prosper {v} (to be successful) :: prosperar
prosperity {n} (condition of being prosperous) :: prosperidade {f}
prosperous {adj} (characterized by success) :: próspero {m}
prosperous {adj} (well off; affluent) :: próspero
prosperous {adj} (favorable) :: próspero
prostaglandin {n} (lipid) :: prostaglandina
prostate {n} (prostate gland) :: próstata {f}
prostate gland {n} (prostate) SEE: prostate ::
prostatitis {n} (inflammation of the prostate) :: prostatite {f}
prosthesis {n} (prothesis) SEE: prothesis ::
prosthesis {n} (artificial replacement for a body part) :: prótese {f}
prosthetic {n} (prosthesis) SEE: prosthesis ::
prostitute {n} (a person having sex for profit) :: prostituta {f}, mulher da vida {f}
prostitute {v} (to perform sexual activity for money) :: prostituir-se
prostitute {v} (to make another person, or organisation, prostitute themselves) :: prostituir
prostitute {n} (promiscuous person) SEE: whore ::
prostitution {n} (having sex for profit) :: prostituição {f}
prostokvasha {n} (soured milk) :: leite fermentado {m}
prostrate {v} (to lie flat or facedown) :: prostrar
prostrate {v} (to throw oneself down in submission) :: prostrar-se
prostrate {v} (to cause to lie down) :: prostrar
protactinium {n} (chemical element) :: protactínio {m}
protagonist {n} (main character) :: protagonista {m} {f}
protagonist {n} (leading person in a contest) :: protagonista {m} {f}
protagonist {n} (advocate) :: protagonista {m} {f}
protease {n} (enzyme) :: protease {f}
protect {v} (to keep safe) :: proteger
protection {n} (process of keeping safe) :: protecção {f}, proteção {f} [Brazil]
protectionism {n} (A policy of protecting the domestic producers of a product by imposing tariffs, quotas or other barriers on imports) :: protecionismo {m}
protective {adj} (serving, intended or wishing to protect) :: protetor, protetivo
protective {n} (A condom) :: preservativo {m}
protector {n} (someone who protects or guards) :: protetor {m}
protector {n} (a mechanism which is designed to protect) :: protetor {m}
protectorate {n} (government by a protector) :: protetorado {m}
protege {n} (protégé) SEE: protégé ::
protein {n} (biochemistry: complex molecule) :: proteína {f}
protein {n} (class of food) :: proteína {f}
protein shake {n} (beverage) :: shake de proteína {m}
proteomic {adj} (Of or relating to proteomics) :: proteómico, proteômico
proteomics {n} (branch of molecular biology) :: proteómica {f} [Portugal], proteômica {f} [Brazil]
Proterozoic {prop} (eon 2,500-541 Ma) :: Proterozoico {m}
Proterozoic {adj} (of eon from 2,500 to 541 million years ago) :: proterozoico
protest {v} (to make a strong objection) :: protestar
protest {n} (formal objection) :: protesto {m}
protest {n} (collective gesture of disapproval: demonstration) :: manifestação {f}
Protestant {n} (someone who is a member of such a denomination) :: protestante {m} {f}
Protestant {adj} (Protestant) :: protestante
Protestantism {n} (faith) :: protestantismo {m}
protester {n} (person who protests) :: protestante {m} {f}
Proteus {prop} (mythology) :: Proteu {m}
Proteus {prop} (moon) :: Proteu
protégé {n} (person who is guided and supported) :: protegido {m}
prothesis {n} (the addition of a sound or syllable at the beginning of a word without changing the word's meaning or the rest of its structure) :: prótese {f}
prothrombin {n} (glycoprotein) :: protrombina {f}
protist {n} (eukaryotic unicellular organisms) :: protista {m}
protium {n} (lightest isotope of hydrogen) :: prótio {m}
protoanemonin {n} (toxin found in all plants of the buttercup family) :: protoanemonina {f}
protocerebrum {n} (the anterior part of the arthropod brain) :: protocérebro {m}
Proto-Germanic {prop} (hypothetical prehistoric ancestor language) SEE: Ur-Germanic ::
Proto-Indo-European {prop} (ancestor language of most European and Indian languages) :: proto-indo-europeu {m}
Proto-Indo-European {n} (person who spoke the Proto-Indo-European language) :: proto-indo-europeu {m}
Proto-Indo-European {adj} (pertaining to the Proto-Indo-European language, or the people who spoke it, see also: Indo-European) :: proto-indo-europeu {m}
Proto-Indo-Germanic {prop} (Proto-Indo-European) SEE: Proto-Indo-European ::
proto-language {n} (common ancestor language) :: proto-língua {f}, protolíngua {f}
protomartyr {n} (any of the first Christian martyrs) :: protomártir {m}
Proto-Mayan {prop} (hypothetical prehistoric ancestor language) :: protomaia
proton {n} (positively charged nucleon) :: próton {m}
protonephridial {adj} (relating to the protonephridium) :: protonefridial
protonephridium {n} (a type of nephridium) :: protonefrídio {m}
protoplanet {n} (astronomical object) :: protoplaneta {m}
protoplasm {n} (entire contents of a cell) :: protoplasma {m}
Proto-Slavic {prop} (Proto-Slavic) :: protoeslavo {m}
Proto-Slavic {adj} (of or pertaining to Proto-Slavic language or people who spoke it) :: protoeslavo
protospecies {n} (preexsiting type of species) :: proto-espécie {f}
protostar {n} (protostar) :: protoestrela {f}
prototypal {adj} (prototypical) SEE: prototypical ::
prototype {n} (original form or object which is a basis for other forms or objects) :: protótipo {m}
prototypic {adj} (prototypical) SEE: prototypical ::
prototypical {adj} (relating to or being a prototype) :: prototípico
protozoal {adj} (protozoan) SEE: protozoan ::
protozoan {n} (any of a diverse group of eukaryotes) :: protozoário {m}
protozoan {adj} (pertaining to a protozoan) :: protozoário
protract {v} (To draw out; to extend, especially in duration.) :: prolongar
protractor {n} (a circular or semicircular tool for measuring angles) :: transferidor {m}
protrude {v} (to extend from) :: protrair
protuberance {n} (Something that protrudes) :: protuberância {f}, saliência {f}
proud {adj} (gratified, feeling honoured, feeling satisfied) :: orgulhoso
proud {adj} (possessed of a due sense of what one is worth or deserves) :: orgulhoso
proud {adj} (having a too high opinion of oneself; arrogant, supercilious) :: orgulhoso, soberbo
proud {adj} (generating a sense of pride; being a cause for pride) :: orgulhante
proudly {adv} (in a proud manner) :: orgulhosamente
prove {v} (to demonstrate that something is true; to give proof for) :: provar, demonstrar
prove {v} (to put to the test, to make trial of) :: provar, experimentar
prove {v} (to ascertain or establish the genuineness or validity of; to verify.) :: validar, comprovar
proven {adj} (having been proved) :: provado {m}
Provençal {prop} (language spoken in Provence) :: provençal {m}
provenance {n} (place or source of origin) :: procedência {f}, proveniência {f}
provenance {n} (of a person: background, history, place of origin, ancestry) :: procedência {f}, proveniência {f}
Provence {prop} (region in France) :: Provença {f}
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur {prop} (region of France) :: Provença-Alpes-Costa Azul
proverb {n} (phrase expressing a basic truth) :: provérbio {m}
proverbial {adj} (of a proverb) :: proverbial
proverbial {adj} (widely known; famous) :: proverbial
Proverbs {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Provérbios {m}
provide {v} (to give what is needed or desired) :: prover
provide {v} (to furnish (with)) :: prover
providence {n} (prudent care and management of resources; thriftiness) :: providência {f}
providence {n} (careful guardianship exercised by a deity) :: providência {f}
providence {n} (manifestation of divine care or direction) :: providência {f}
provider {n} (provider) :: fornecedor {m}
province {n} (a subdivision of government usually one step below the national level) :: província {f}
provincial {adj} (of or pertaining to a province) :: provincial {m}
provincial {adj} (exhibiting the ways or manners of a province) :: interiorano {m}, provinciano {m}
provision {n} (item of goods or supplies obtained for future use) :: provisão {f}
provision {n} (money set aside) :: provisão {f}
provision {v} (to supply with provisions) :: prover, aprovisionar, provisionar
provisional {adj} (temporary) :: provisório
provocation {n} (act of provoking) :: provocação {f}
provoke {v} (to cause to become angry) :: provocar, irritar
provost {n} (senior academic administrator) :: pró-reitor {m}
provost {n} (highest position in a monastery below an abbot) :: preboste {m}
provost {n} (military prison keeper) :: preboste
prow {n} (fore part of a vessel; bow) :: proa {f}
prowess {n} (skillfulness and manual ability; adroitness or dexterity) :: destreza {f}
prowess {n} (distinguished bravery or courage) :: proeza {f}
proxenetism {n} (negotiation of immoral bargains between the sexes; procuring) :: proxenetismo {m}
proximal {adj} (Closer to the point) :: proximal
proximal phalange {n} (bone) :: falange proximal {f}, falange {f}
proximately {adv} (approximately) SEE: approximately ::
proximity {n} (closeness; the state of being near as in space, time, or relationship) :: proximidade {f}
proxy {n} (agent or substitute authorized to act for another person) :: procurador {m}, procuradora {f}, testa-de-ferro {m} {f}, laranja {m} {f}
proxy {n} (authority to act for another, especially when written) :: procuração {f}
proxy {n} ((software) An interface for a service) :: proxy {m}
proxy server {n} (hardware server) :: servidor proxy {m}, proxy server {m}
præstige {n} (Archaic spelling of prestige) SEE: prestige ::
prude {n} (A person who is or tries to be excessively proper) :: pudico {m}
prudence {n} (The quality or state of being prudent) :: prudência {f}
prudent {adj} (sagacious in adapting means to ends) :: prudente
prudent {adj} (practically wise, judicious, shrewd) :: prudente
prudent {adj} (frugal; economical; not extravagant) :: prudente
prudery {n} (condition of being prudish; prudishness) :: pudor {m}
prudish {adj} (exaggeratedly proper) :: pudico
prune {n} (plum) SEE: plum ::
prune {n} (dried plum) :: ameixa seca {f}
prune {n} (old woman) :: maracujá de gaveta {m}
prune {v} (trim a tree or shrub) :: podar
prune {v} ((figuratively) cut down or shorten) :: podar
prurient {adj} (uneasy with desire; lustful) :: lascivo, libidinoso, indecente, promíscuo
prurient {adj} (arousing sexual desire) :: lascivo
Prussia {prop} (geographical area) :: Prússia {f}
Prussia {prop} (former baltic country) :: Prússia {f}
Prussia {prop} (former German province) :: Prússia {f}
pry {v} (to look where one is not welcome; to be nosey) :: bisbilhotar, xeretar
psalm {n} (sacred song) :: salmo {m}
psalm {n} (a hymn collected into one book of the Old Testament) :: salmo {m}
Psalms {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Salmos
psalter {n} (The Book of Psalms) :: saltério {m}
psalterium {n} (omasum) SEE: omasum ::
psaltery {n} (instrument) :: saltério
psamment {n} (an entisol consisting of unconsolidated sand deposits) :: arenossolo {m}
pschent {n} (the double crown of ancient Egypt) :: pschent {m}
pseudo- {prefix} (not genuine) :: pseudo-
pseudoaneurysm {n} (hematoma that forms as the result of a leaking hole in an artery) :: pseudoaneurisma {m}
pseudocarp {n} (accessory fruit) SEE: accessory fruit ::
pseudocereal {n} (plant whose seeds are used to make flour, but doesn’t belong to the grass family) :: pseudocereal {m}
pseudocode {n} (description of a computer programming algorithm) :: pseudocódigo {m}
pseudodemocracy {n} (a government that holds elections but restricts civil liberties) :: pseudodemocracia {f}
pseudodemocratic {adj} (of or pertaining to pseudodemocracy) :: pseudodemocrático
pseudoephedrine {n} (sympathomimetic alkaloid) :: pseudoefedrina {f}
pseudofruit {n} (accessory fruit) SEE: accessory fruit ::
pseudogout {n} (medical condition) :: pseudogota {f}
pseudohypha {n} (a chain of blastoconidia) :: pseudo-hifa {f}
pseudonym {n} (fictitious name) :: pseudónimo {m}, pseudônimo {m} [Brazil]
pseudorabies {n} (a highly contagious herpes virus infection) :: doença de Aujeszky {f}, pseudorraiva {f}
pseudoscience {n} (purported science) :: pseudociência {f}
pseudoscientific {adj} (of, relating to, or employing pseudoscience) :: pseudocientífico
psi {n} (Greek letter) :: psi {m}
Pskov {prop} (a city in Russia) :: Pskov {f}
psoriasis {n} (facial skin disease) :: psoríase {f}
psoriatic {adj} (of, pertaining to or suffering from psoriasis) :: psoriásico, psoriático, psoríaco, psórico
psst {interj} (implying secrecy) :: psit
psychasthenia {n} (psychological disorder characterized by phobias, obsessions, compulsions, or excessive anxiety) :: psicastenia {f}
psychasthenic {adj} (affected with, or relating to, psychasthenia) :: psicasténico [Portugal], psicastênico [Brazil]
psychasthenic {n} (an individual who has psychasthenia) :: psicasténico {m} [Portugal], psicastênico {m} [Brazil]
Psyche {prop} (Greco-Roman goddess) :: Psiquê {f}
psychedelic {adj} (of, containing or generating hallucinations, etc.) :: psicodélico
psychiatric {adj} (of, or relating to, psychiatry) :: psiquiátrico
psychiatrist {n} (doctor specializing in psychiatry) :: psiquiatra {m} {f}
psychiatry {n} (branch of medicine dealing with mental illness) :: psiquiatria {f}
psychic {n} (a person who possesses, or appears to possess, extra-sensory abilities) :: sensitivo
psychic {n} (a person who contacts the dead) :: sensitivo, médium
psychic {adj} (relating to the abilities of a psychic) :: parapsíquico, psíquico
psycho {adj} ((colloquial or pejorative) Psychotic) :: psicótico {m}, psicopático {m}
psycho {n} (psychotic or otherwise insane person) :: psicopata {m} {f}, psicótico {m}, louco {m}, doido {m}, insano {m}
psycho {n} (person acting in a bizarre or dangerous manner) :: psicopata {m} {f}, psicótico {m}
psycho- {prefix} (relating to the mind) :: psico-
psychoanalysis {n} (family of psychological theories) :: psicanálise {f}
psychographer {n} (medium able to psychograph) :: psicógrafo {m}
psychokinesis {n} (movement inanimate objects by the use of psychic power) :: telecinésia
psycholinguistic {adj} (pertaining to psycholinguistics) :: psicolinguístico
psycholinguistics {n} (study of comprehension and production of language) :: psicolinguística {f}
psychological {adj} (of or pertaining to psychology) :: psicológico
psychologically {adv} (in a psychological manner) :: psicologicamente
psychologist {n} (expert in the field of psychology) :: psicólogo {m}, psicóloga {f}
psychology {n} (study of the human mind) :: psicologia {f}
psychology {n} (the study of the human behavior) :: psicologia {f}
psychology {n} (the study of animal behavior) :: psicologia {f}
psychology {n} (the mental characteristics of a particular individual) :: psicologia {f}
psychometry {n} (paranormal ability) :: psicometria
psychopath {n} (person with a personality disorder) :: psicopata {m} {f}
psychopathic {adj} (relating to a psychopath) :: psicopático
psychopathological {adj} (of or relating to psychopathology) :: psicopatológico
psychopathology {n} (study of mental illness) :: psicopatologia {f}
psychopathy {n} (personality disorder) :: psicopatia {f}
psychopedagogic {adj} (relating to psychopedagogy) :: psicopedagógico
psychopedagogically {adv} (in terms of psychopedagogy) :: psicopedagogicamente
psychopedagogy {n} (psycology of education) :: psicopedagogia {f}
psychopolitical {adj} (relating to psychopolitics) :: psicopolítico
psychopolitics {n} (interaction between psychology and politics) :: psicopolítica {f}
psychopomp {n} (entity who assists souls) :: psicopompo {m}
psychosis {n} (mental disorder) :: psicose {f}
psychosomatic {adj} (of physical effects with mental causes) :: psicossomático
psychotechnology {n} (the technological application of psychology) :: psicotecnologia {f}
psychotherapist {n} (who practices psychotherapy) :: psicoterapeuta {m} {f}
psychotherapy {n} (treatment of those with mental illness) :: psicoterapia {f}
psychotic {adj} (of, related to, or suffering from psychosis) :: psicótico
psychrometer {n} (instrument which measures atmospheric humidity) :: psicrómetro {m} [Portugal], psicrômetro {m} [Brazil]
psychrophile {n} (type of organism) :: psicrófilo {m}
psychrophilic {adj} (capable of living at relatively low temperature) :: psicrófilo
pâté {n} (finely-ground paste of meat, fish or vegetables) :: patê {m}
pétanque {n} (form of boules) :: petanca {f}
ptarmigan {n} (a small grouse, Lagopus) :: lagópode {m}, lagopo {m}
pteridophyte {n} (vascular plants that produce spores but not seeds) :: pteridófita {f}
pterodactyl {n} (informal term for any pterosaur) :: pterodáctilo {m}
Ptolemy {prop} (name of Greek origin) :: Ptolomeu {m}, Ptolemeu {m}
pub {n} (public house) :: bar {m}, taberna {f}, cervejaria {f}
pube {n} (a single pubic hair) :: pentelho {m}
puberty {n} (age at which a person is first capable of sexual reproduction) :: puberdade {f}
pubescent {n} (arriving at puberty) :: pubescente, púbere
pubic hair {n} (collectively) :: pelos púbicos {m-p}, pelos pubianos {m-p}, pentelhos {m-p}
pubic hair {n} (singular) :: pelo púbico {m}, pelo pubiano {m}, pentelho {m}
pubic louse {n} (crab louse) SEE: crab louse ::
pubis {n} (the pubic bone) :: púbis {m}, osso púbico {m}
public {adj} (able to be seen or known to everybody) :: público
public {adj} (pertaining to people as a whole) :: público
public {adj} (provided (by the government) for the community) :: estatal {f}, público
public {adj} (open to all members of a community) :: público
public {n} (people in general) :: público {m}
publication {n} (act of publishing) :: publicação {f}
publication {n} (an issue of printed or other matter) :: publicação {f}
publication {n} (communication of information) :: publicação {f}
public domain {n} (realm of intellectual property) :: domínio público {m}
public domain {n} (attributive: not subject to any copyright or patent restrictions) :: em domínio público
public figure {n} (person subject to public interest) :: figura pública {f}
public finance {n} (field of economics) :: finanças públicas {f}
public house {n} (pub) SEE: pub ::
publicity {n} (advertising or other activity designed to rouse public interest in something) :: publicidade {f}
public law {n} (law) :: direito público {m}
publicly {adv} (in an open and public manner) :: publicamente
public opinion {n} (opinion of the public) :: opinião pública {f}
public relations {n} (profession) :: relações públicas {f-p}
public school {n} (publicly administered school) :: escola pública {f}
public sector {n} (government and entities) :: setor público {m}
public servant {n} (convict) SEE: convict ::
public servant {n} (civil servant) SEE: civil servant ::
public speaking {n} (art of public speaking) SEE: oratory ::
public telephone {n} (public telephone) :: telefone público {m}
public transit {n} (public transport) SEE: public transport ::
public transport {n} (form of transport) :: transporte público {m}
public transportation {n} (public transport) SEE: public transport ::
publish {v} (to issue a medium (e.g. publication)) :: publicar
publish {v} (to issue something (usually printed work) for sale and distribution) :: publicar
publish {v} (to announce to the public) :: publicar, anunciar
publishable {adj} (able to be published) :: publicável
publisher {n} (One who publishes, especially books) :: editor {m}, editora {f}, editores {p}
publishing house {n} (company that produces books) :: editora {f}, editorial {m}
publish or perish {v} (the pressure to frequently publish in academic journals) :: publicar ou perecer, publique ou pereça, publicar ou morrer
puck {n} (disk used in hockey) :: disco de hóquei {m}
pudding {n} (sausage made primarily from blood) :: morcela {f}
pudding {n} (boiled or steamed cake or dessert) :: pudim {m}
pudding {n} (dessert similar to custard or mousse, containing a starchy thickening agent) :: pudim {m}
pudding {n} (any dessert) SEE: dessert ::
puddle {n} (a small pool of water) :: poça {f}
pudor {n} (appropriate sense of modesty or shame) :: pudor {m}
Puducherry {prop} (Puducherry, India) :: Pondicherry {f}
puerperium {n} (period of time following childbirth) :: puerpério {m}
Puerto Rican {n} (person from Puerto Rico) :: porto-riquenho {m}
Puerto Rican {adj} (pertaining to Puerto Rico) :: porto-riquenho
Puerto Rico {prop} (Caribbean Commonwealth) :: Porto Rico
puff {v} (pant) SEE: pant ::
puff {n} (homosexual) SEE: poof ::
puff {n} (sharp exhalation of a small amount of breath through the mouth) :: sopro {m}
puff {n} (ability to breathe easily while exerting oneself) :: fôlego {m}
puff {n} (small quantity of gas or smoke in the air) :: baforada {f}
puff {n} (informal: act of inhaling smoke from a cigarette, cigar or pipe) :: pitada {f}
puff {n} (slang: cannabis) :: erva {f}, maconha {f}
puff {n} (type of cake) :: profiterole {m}
puffadder {n} (Britis arietans) :: biúta
puffer {n} (blowfish) SEE: blowfish ::
puffer {n} (someone or something that puffs) :: soprador {m}, pitador {m}
pufferfish {n} (blowfish) SEE: blowfish ::
puffin {n} (seabird with a coloured beak) :: papagaio-do-mar {m}
puff pastry {n} (light, flaky pastry) :: massa folhada {f}, folhado {m}
Puglian {adj} (Apulian) SEE: Apulian ::
pugnacious {adj} (aggressive, belligerent) :: pugnaz, pugnace, belicoso
puke {n} (vomit) :: vômito
puke {v} (to vomit) :: vomitar
pulao {n} (pilaf) SEE: pilaf ::
pull {n} (act of pulling) :: puxada {f}
pull {n} (attractive force) :: atração {f}
pull {v} (transitive: apply force to (something) so it comes towards one) :: puxar, tirar
pull {v} (intransitive: apply force such that an object comes toward the person or thing applying the force) :: puxar
pull {v} (remove (something) from circulation) :: tirar
pull {v} (do, perform) :: dar
pull a fast one {v} ((idiomatic) to deceive or trick) :: passar a perna
pull an all-nighter {v} (work throughout the night) :: passar a noite em claro, virar a noite, fazer uma direta [informal]
pull apart {v} (disassemble) SEE: disassemble ::
pullet {n} (spineless person) SEE: chicken ::
pullet {n} (young hen) :: franga {f}
pulley {n} (one of simple machines) :: roldana {f}
pull in {v} (to pull something, so that comes inside) :: puxar para dentro
pull in {v} (to approach a station) :: encostar, chegar
pull off {v} (To achieve; to succeed at something difficult) :: conseguir
pull oneself together {v} (to become mentally focused after a period of being unfocused) :: recompor-se
pull one's socks up {v} (start making an effort; to renew or redouble one's efforts) :: pôr a mão na massa, meter a mão na massa
pull out {v} (to withdraw) :: retirar, retirar-se
pull out {v} (to use coitus interruptus as a method of birth control) :: tirar
pull out {v} (to remove something from a container) :: puxar, tirar
pull out {v} (to maneuver a vehicle from the side of a road onto the lane) :: sair
pull over {v} (come to a stop on the roadside or the hard shoulder) :: encostar
pullover {n} (sweater) :: pulôver {m}
pull the wool over someone's eyes {v} (to deceive someone) :: enganar, enrolar, embromar
pulmonary {adj} (related to lungs) :: pulmonar
pulmonary circulation {n} (part of blood circulation) :: circulação pulmonar {f}
pulmonary tuberculosis {n} (tuberculosis infecting the lungs) :: tuberculose pulmonar {f}
pulp {n} (soft, moist mass) :: polpa {f}
pulp {n} (center of a fruit) :: polpa {f}, carne {f}
pulp {n} (center of a tooth) :: polpa {f}
pulp {n} (mass of which paper is produced) :: polpa {f}, massa {f}
pulpit {n} (raised platform in church) :: púlpito {m}
pulpy {adj} (having the characteristics of pulp, soft, squishy) :: polposo {m}, polpudo {m}
pulsar {n} (rotating neutron star) :: pulsar
pulsate {v} (to expand and contract rhythmically; to throb or to beat) :: pulsar
pulsation {n} (regular throbbing of the heart) :: pulsação {f}
pulse {n} (regular beat caused by the heart) :: pulso {m}
pulse {n} (beat, throb) :: pulso {m}
pulse {n} (in music) :: pulso {m}
pulse {v} (to beat, throb or flash) :: pulsar
pulse {v} (to flow, particularly of blood) :: circular, pulsar
puma {n} (Puma concolor) SEE: cougar ::
pumice {n} (pumice) :: pedra-pomes {f}
pump {n} (trainer or sneaker) SEE: trainer ::
pump {n} (device for moving liquid or gas) :: bomba {f}
pump {n} (instance of the action of a pump; one stroke of a pump; any action similar to pumping) :: bombeio {m}
pump {n} (device for dispensing liquid or gas to be sold, especially fuel) :: bomba {f}
pump {v} (transitive: to use a pump to move liquid or gas) :: bombear
pump {v} (to move rhythmically) :: bombear
pump {v} (slang: to be going very well) :: estar bombando [Brazil]
pumpkin {n} (plant) :: abóbora {f}, jerimum {m}, aboboreira {f} [Brazil]
pumpkin {n} (fruit of this plant) :: abóbora {f}, jerimum {m} [Brazil]
pumpkin {n} (color) :: abóbora, cor de abóbora
pumpkin pie {n} (pie made from the flesh of pumpkins) :: torta de abóbora {f}
pun {n} (joke or type of wordplay) :: trocadilho {m}
punch {n} (hit or strike with one's fist) :: murro {m}, soco
punch {v} (to strike something or someone with one's fist) :: esmurrar, socar
punch {v} (to make holes) :: furar
punch {n} (device for creating holes in thin material) :: perfuradora {f}
punch {n} (mechanism for punching holes in paper) :: perfuradora {f}
punch {v} (to employ a punch to create a hole) :: perfurar
punch {n} (beverage) :: ponche {m}
punch {v} (to herd cattle) SEE: herd ::
punch card {n} (card with have holes or notches used for storing data) :: cartão perfurado {m}
punch clock {n} (time clock) SEE: time clock ::
punching bag {n} (device used to practice punching) :: saco de pancada {m}, saco de boxe {m}
punching bag {n} (object of abuse) :: saco de pancada {m}
punch list {n} (list of items required to complete a project) :: lista de pendências {f}
punctual {adj} (prompt) :: pontual
punctuality {n} (state of being punctual) :: pontualidade {f}
punctually {adv} (in a punctual manner) :: pontualmente
punctuate {v} (emphasize, stress) SEE: emphasize ::
punctuation {n} (set of symbols) :: pontuação {f}
punctuation mark {n} (symbol to make the sense of what is written easier to determine) :: sinal de pontuação {m}
puncture {v} (puncture) SEE: pierce ::
puncture {n} (hole, cut or tear) :: punctura {f}, perfuração {f}
pundit {n} (a self-professed expert) :: autoridade {f}, especialista {m} {f}
pundit {n} (a Hindu scholar) :: pandita {m}, pandito {m}, pândita {m}
Pune {prop} (city in India) :: Pune {f}, Poona {f}, Puna {f}
pungency {n} (foul odor) :: fedor
Punic {adj} (treacherous) :: púnico {m}, traiçoeiro {m}
Punic {prop} (language of Carthage) :: púnico {m}, cartaginês {m}
Punic {adj} (Carthaginian) SEE: Carthaginian ::
Punic War {n} (war between Ancient Rome and Carthage) :: guerra púnica {f}
punish {v} (to cause to suffer for crime or misconduct) :: castigar, punir
punish {v} :: castigar, punir
punishable {adj} (appropriate for punishment) :: punível, passível
punishment {n} (the act of punishing) :: punição {f}
punishment {n} (penalty for wrongdoing) :: castigo {m}, punição {f}
punitive {adj} (punishing) :: punitivo
Punjab {prop} (geographical region in South Asia) :: Pendjab {m}, Panjabe {m}, Panjab {m}, Punjabe {m}, Penjabe {m}
Punjabi {adj} (of, pertaining to, descended from the people or culture of the Punjab, or written in the Punjabi language) :: panjabi, punjabi
Punjabi {n} (language spoken in the Punjab region, in Northern India and Eastern Pakistan) :: panjabi {m}, punjabi {m}
Punjabi {n} (resident of or immigrant from the Punjab) :: panjabi {m} {f}, punjabi {m} {f}
punk {n} (prostitute) SEE: prostitute ::
punk {n} (the bottom in a male-male sexual relationship, see also: bottom) :: putinha
punk {n} (a juvenile delinquent, young petty criminal or trouble-maker) :: bandidinho {m}, delinquente {m} {f}
punk {n} (a worthless person) :: imprestável {m} {f}
punk {n} (a social and musical movement rooted in rebelling against the established order) :: punk {m}
punk {n} (the music of the punk movement) :: punk {m}
punk {n} (a person of that movement, a punk rocker) :: punk {m} {f}
puny {adj} (of inferior size) :: franzino, fraco, pequeno
pup {n} (young dog, etc.) :: filhote {m}
pupa {n} (insect) :: pupa {f}
pupil {n} (learner) :: pupilo {m}, pupila {f}
pupil {n} (the hole in the middle of the iris of the eye) :: pupila {f}
puppet {n} (movable model of a person or animal) :: fantoche {m}
puppet {n} (person or country controlled by another) :: marionete {f}, fantoche {m}
puppet {n} (doll) SEE: doll ::
puppeteer {n} (person who uses a puppet) :: marionetista {m} {f}, fantocheiro {m}
puppetry {n} (art of making and performing with puppets) :: titeragem {f}
puppet show {n} (theatrical performance with puppets) :: fantochada {f}, show de fantoches {m}
puppy {n} (young dog) :: filhote de cão/cachorro {m}, cachorrinho {m}
puppy {n} (young rat) :: ratinho {m}
purchase {n} (the act or process of seeking and obtaining something) :: compra {f}, aquisição {f}
purchase {n} (individual item one has purchased) :: aquisição {f}
purchase {n} (the acquisition of title to, or property in, anything for a price) :: compra {f}, compras {f-p}
purchase {n} (that which is obtained for a price in money or its equivalent) :: compra {f}
purchase {v} (to obtain by paying money or its equivalent; to buy for a price) :: comprar, comprar
purchasing power {n} (income available to households) :: poder aquisitivo {m}
pure {adj} (free of flaws or imperfections) :: puro
pure {adj} (free of foreign material or pollutants) :: puro
pure {adj} (free of immoral behavior or qualities; clean) :: puro
pure {adv} (extremely) :: bem
puree {n} (food that has been ground into a thick liquid) :: puré
pure land {n} (celestial realm) :: terra pura
purely imaginary number {n} (imaginary number) SEE: imaginary number ::
purgatory {n} (situation causing suffering) :: suplício {m}
purgatory {n} (Purgatory) SEE: Purgatory ::
Purgatory {prop} (intermediate state after physical death) :: purgatório {m}
purge {n} (the act of purging) :: purgar
purge {n} (forcible removal of undesirable people from political activity, etc.) :: purga {f}
purge {v} (to clean thoroughly; to cleanse; to rid of impurities) :: purgar
purge {v} (to free from sin, guilt, or the burden or responsibility of misdeeds) :: purgar
purge {v} (to void the bowels; to vomit) :: purgar
purge {v} (to clear of a charge, suspicion, or imputation) :: purgar
purification {n} (act of purifying) :: purificação {f}
purificator {n} (napkin) :: sanguíneo, purificatório, sanguinho
purify {v} (cleanse something of impurities) :: purificar
purine {n} (organic heterocyclic base) :: purina {f}
purity {n} (the state of being pure) :: pureza
purple {n} (colour) :: roxo, púrpura, violeta
purple {adj} (colour) :: púrpura, roxo
purpleheart {n} (a large tropical tree, of the genus Peltogyne, native to parts of South America and the West Indies) :: pau-violeta, roxinho {m}, guarabu {m}, barabu {m}
purple heron {n} (Ardea purpurea) :: garça-vermelha {f}
purple prose {n} (extravagant or flowery writing) :: verborragismo {m}
purple rice {n} (black rice) SEE: black rice ::
purplewood {n} (purpleheart) SEE: purpleheart ::
purplish {adj} (somewhat purple in colour/color) :: arroxeado, púrpureo
purport {v} (to convey) :: pretender, dizer, supor
purport {n} (import) :: propósito {m}
purpose {n} (target) :: propósito {m}
purpose {n} (intention) :: propósito {m}, intenção {f}, objetivo {m}
purpose {n} (reason for doing something) :: propósito {m}
purposefully {adv} (on purpose) SEE: on purpose ::
purposely {adv} (on purpose; intentionally) :: propositadamente
purpure {n} (purple colour on a coat of arms) :: púrpura
purpure {adj} (in blazon, of the colour purple) :: púrpura
purr {v} (cat to make a vibrating sound in its throat) :: ronronar
purr {n} (vibrating sound made by a cat when contented) :: ronrono
purse {n} (small bag for carrying money) :: moedeiro {m}
purse {n} (small bag for carrying personal items) :: bolsa {f}
purse {n} (quantity of money) :: fundo {m}
purslane {n} (a plant of the family Portulacaceae) :: portulaca {f}, beldroega {f}
purslane {n} (Portulaca oleracea) :: portulaca {f}, beldroega {f}
pursuant {adj} (in conformance to, or in agreement with) :: em conformidade com
pursue {v} (to follow urgently) :: perseguir
pursue {v} (to aim for) :: procurar, perseguir
pursuer {n} (one who pursues) :: perseguidor {m}
pursuit {n} (act of pursuing) :: perseguição {f}
purulent {adj} (consisting of pus) :: purulento
purveyor {n} (supplier) SEE: supplier ::
pus {n} (fluid found in regions of infection) :: pus {m}
Pusan {prop} (Busan) SEE: Busan ::
push {v} (transitive: apply a force to (an object) so that it moves away) :: empurrar
push {n} (short, directed application of force; act of pushing) :: empurrão {m}
pushing up daisies {adj} ((euphemism) dead) :: comendo capim pela raiz
Pushkin {prop} (Russian surname) :: Pushkin
pushover {n} (Someone who is easily swayed or influenced to change his/her mind or comply) :: influenciável
pushpin {n} (thumbtack) SEE: thumbtack ::
push scooter {n} (a child's foot-operated vehicle) SEE: scooter ::
pushup {n} (push-up) SEE: push-up ::
push-up {n} (exercise performed by resting on one's toes and hands and pushing one's weight off the floor) :: flexão {f}
pusillanimous {adj} (showing cowardice) :: pusilânime
Puss in Boots {prop} (fairy tale) :: Gato de Botas {m}
pussy {n} (informal: affectionate term for a cat) :: chaninho {m}, bichana {f}
pussy {n} (slang: female genitalia) :: boceta {f}, buceta {f}, xana {f}, xoxota {f}, xavasca {f}, rata {f}, periquita {f}, cona {f} [slang], parreco {m} [slang]
pussy {n} (informal: coward) :: covarde {m}, frango {m}, maricas {m}, mulherzinha {m}
pussy {adj} (containing pus) :: purulento
put {v} (to place something somewhere) :: pôr, colocar, botar
put {v} (to bring or set into a certain relation, state or condition) :: deixar
put {v} (to express something in a certain manner) :: pôr
putative {adj} (commonly believed or deemed to be the case) :: putativo {m}
put away {v} (to kill someone) SEE: kill ::
put away {v} (to place out of the way) :: guardar
put away {v} (to store for later use) :: estocar, armazenar
put away {v} (to send (someone) to prison) SEE: imprison ::
put back {v} (to return something to its original place) :: retornar, recolocar
put forward {v} (to propose for consideration) :: apresentar, propor
Putin {prop} (surname) :: Putin
Putinism {prop} (the political policies of Vladimir Putin) :: putinismo {m}
put off {v} (to delay) :: adiar
put on {v} (to don clothing) :: vestir, pôr
put on airs {v} (become haughty, assume a haughty manner) :: empinar o nariz, erguer o nariz
put one's hands together {v} (to clap, to applaud) :: bater palma, bater palmas
put on weight {v} (to become heavier) :: ganhar peso
put out {v} (place outside or eject) :: colocar/botar/pôr para fora
put out {v} (produce) :: produzir
put out {v} (extinguish) :: apagar, extinguir
put out {v} (consent to sex) :: dar
put out a fire {v} (to address a problem, especially an unexpected one) :: apagar um incêndio
put out of one's misery {v} (informal: to euthanize) :: acabar com o sofrimento de
putrescible {adj} (Decomposable; capable of becoming putrescent; rottable) :: apodrecível
putrid {adj} (rotting, rotten, being in a state of putrefaction) :: pútrido
putsch {n} (a coup; an illegal effort to forcibly overthrow the current government) :: putsch {m}, golpe de estado {m}, golpe {m}
putschist {n} (one who participates in a putsch) :: golpista
putter around {v} (to engage in meaningless activity) :: ficar de enrolação
put the cart before the horse {v} (to put things in the wrong order) :: colocar o carro à frente dos bois
put to bed {v} (help someone go to bed) :: pôr para dormir
put to death {v} (to kill as punishment) SEE: execute ::
put to sleep {v} (to help someone to bed) SEE: put to bed ::
put to words {v} (verbally express) SEE: articulate ::
putty {n} (a form of cement) :: massa, massa de vidraceiro {f}
putty in someone's hands {n} (a person easily manipulated) :: joguete nas mãos de {m}
put up {v} (to hang or mount) :: afixar
put up {v} (to house, shelter) :: hospedar
put up {v} (to present) :: mostrar
put up {v} (to put up with) SEE: put up with ::
put up with {v} (to put up with) SEE: bear ::
put up with {v} (to tolerate, suffer through) :: aguentar, suportar, tolerar
puzzle {n} (crossword puzzle) SEE: crossword ::
puzzle {n} (anything difficult to understand or make sense of) :: enigma {m}
puzzle {n} (game for one person) :: desafio {m}
puzzle {n} (riddle) :: charada {f}, enigma {m}
puzzle {v} (to perplex) :: confundir, desconcertar, intrigar
puzzle {n} (jigsaw puzzle) SEE: jigsaw puzzle ::
puzzling {adj} (difficult to understand or explain; enigmatic or confusing; perplexing) :: intrigante, desconcertante, confuso
Pyeongchang {prop} (county of South Korea) :: Pyeongchang
pygidium {n} (The posteriormost portion of certain arthropods) :: pigídio {m}
pygmy {n} (a member of various African peoples) :: pigmeu {m}
pygmy {n} (a member of a mythological race of dwarfs) :: pigmeu {m}
pygmy {n} (any dwarfish person) :: pigmeu {m}
pygmy {n} (an insignificant person) :: pigmeu {m}
pygmy chimpanzee {n} (alternative name for bonobo) :: chimpanzé-pigmeu {m}
pylon {n} (a gateway to the inner part of an Ancient Egyptian temple) :: pilone {m}, pilono {m}
pylon {n} (a tower like structure used to support high voltage electricity cables) :: torre {f}
pylon {n} (aviation: a structure used to mount engines, missiles etc., to the underside of an aircraft wing or fuselage) :: pilone {m}
pylon {n} (obelisk) SEE: obelisk ::
pylon {n} (traffic cone) SEE: traffic cone ::
Pyongyang {prop} (capital of North Korea) :: Pyongyang {f}, Pionguiangue {f}
pyopneumothorax {n} (the accumulation of air and pus in the pleural cavity) :: piopneumotórax {m}
pyramid {n} (ancient construction) :: pirâmide {f}
pyramid {n} (construction) :: pirâmide {f}
pyramid {n} (in geometry, a solid with triangular lateral faces and a polygonal base) :: pirâmide {f}
pyramidal {adj} (pyramid-shaped) :: piramidal
pyre {n} (funeral pile) :: pira {f}
Pyrenean {adj} (of or pertaining to the Pyrenees) :: pirenaico
Pyrenees {prop} (the mountain range separating Spain from France) :: Pirineus {m-p}, Pirenéus {m-p}
pyretic {adj} (caused by, pertaining to or resulting in fever) :: pirético
pyrite {n} (mineral iron disulfide) :: pirita {f}, pirite {f}
pyroclastic flow {n} (pyroclastic flow) :: fluxo piroclástico {m}
pyroligneous acid {n} (dark liquid) :: ácido pirolenhoso {m}
pyrolysis {n} (decomposition of a material or compound due to heat where there is no oxygen or other reagents) :: pirólise {m}
pyromania {n} (disorder) :: piromania {f}
pyrometer {n} (thermometer) :: pirómetro {m} [Portugal], pirômetro {m} [Brazil]
pyrotechnics {n} (firework) SEE: firework ::
pyrotechnics {n} (art and technology of fireworks) :: pirotecnia {f}
pyrotechnist {n} (person skilled in manufacture or setting fireworks) :: pirotécnico {m}, pirotécnica {f}
pyrotechny {n} (manufacture and use of fireworks) :: pirotecnia {f}, pirotécnica {f}
pyrotechny {n} (use of fire in chemistry and metallurgy) :: pirotecnia {f}, pirotécnica {f}
pyrotechny {n} (manufacture of gunpowder, bombs etc.) :: pirotecnia {f}, pirotécnica {f}
pyroxene {n} (mineral) :: piroxena {f}, piroxeno {m}, piroxénio {m} [Portugal], piroxênio {m} [Brazil]
Pyrrhic victory {n} (a costly victory) :: vitória de Pirro {f}, vitória pírrica {f}, vitória pirrónica {f} [rare, Portugal], vitória pirrônica {f} [rare, Brazil]
pyrrole {n} (any of a class of aromatic heterocyclic compounds) :: pirrol {m}
pysanka {n} (Easter egg decorated with intricate designs) :: pêssanka {f}
Pythagoras {prop} (Ancient Greek mathematician and philosopher) :: Pitágoras
Pythagorean theorem {prop} (mathematical theorem) :: teorema de Pitágoras {m}
python {n} (constricting snake) :: pitão {m}
Python {prop} (Greek mythology) :: Piton {m}
pyxis {n} (anatomy: acetabulum) SEE: acetabulum ::