Portuguese-English dictionary

Use the input field above to search the Portuguese-English dictionary and enter a Portuguese word to translate. If you would like to find the Portuguese translation of an English word you can search for that as well. The search scans all Portuguese to English translations and vice versa. If you find too many results in the Portuguese-English dictionary there are extensive filters for category, style and region at your disposal.

Search the Portuguese dictionary by letter

Are you looking for a Portuguese word you have heard, but you don't know how to spell it? By selecting the first letter from below, you will be shown a complete list of Portuguese words for that letter. When you find the correct Portuguese expression you can follow the link to the corresponding dictionary page.

The most recent contributions to the Portuguese-English dictionary are shown in the table below. By clicking on verify you can have a say in whether the Portuguese translation should be included in the dictionary or if it is incorrect. You also have the option of suggesting alterations to either the English or Portuguese translation.

We are building the largest and most detailed free online dictionary in the world. You can be a part of it by lending a hand with the Portuguese to English dictionary. For every Portuguese term added, the dictionary is improved and its usefulness is increased. The more users who contribute the better and the more diverse the Portuguese-English translations become. For example, there are many different Portuguese words with the same translation. A Portuguese medical expression may be similar to another scientific term, but have a different meaning or translation. Any new addition to the Portuguese-English dictionary has to be corrected before it is finally included in the dictionary. This happens when 10 other users have voted the translation as accurate.
Join the community on bab.la by registering with us today. Any activity where you help improve the dictionaries, like adding new Portuguese to English translations, earns you points toward the world ranking list. If you should be unsure whether you got a translation right you can always ask other users in the Portuguese-English forum. In the forum topics like translation, grammar and other subjects relating to Portuguese language are discussed.