mean

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 /miːn/


Para o verbo: "to mean"

Pretérito Passado meant
Particípio passado: meant

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Traduções principais
InglêsPortuguês
mean vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (word's meaning) (significado de palavra)significar, exprimir, denotar vt
 What does the word 'available' mean?
mean to do [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (intend)tencionar vt
  pretender vt
  ter a intenção de loc vt
 I'm sorry. I never meant to hurt you.
mean vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (signify)significar vt
  querer dizer loc vt
 A green light means "go".
 A luz verde significa "siga".
 A luz verde quer dizer "siga".
mean to vi + prep (intend)tencionar vt
  pretender vt
  ter a intenção de loc vt
 Did I just step on your foot? Sorry. I didn't mean to.
mean vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (entail)significar vt
 A delay in our flight means a missed connection.
 Um atraso em nosso voo significa uma conexão perdida.
mean that vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (with a clause: signify)significar vt
 When the dog barks, it means that there is danger nearby.
mean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (ill-tempered) (mal-humorado)mau adj
 He has a mean disposition, and grumbles at everything.
 Ele tem uma má disposição se queixa de tudo.
mean [sth/sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (allude to)referir-se a vp + prep
 I don't mean her, I mean her husband!
 Não estou me referindo a ela, mas ao marido dela!
mean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (malicious, unkind)malvado, mau adj
  cruel adj
 That was a mean thing you did.
 Isso que você fez foi malvado.
 
Traduções complementares
InglêsPortuguês
mean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (inferior)inferior, pobre adj
 That's a mean imitation of an artwork.
mean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (low in rank, station)pobre adj
 My grandmother was just a mean factory worker.
mean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (base)maldoso, vil, abjeto adj
 His motives are mean and vile.
mean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (stingy)mesquinho adj
 He is a mean man, unlike his generous brother.
mean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (malevolent)malévolo, maldoso adj
 He has a mean streak - you can see it in his eyes.
mean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (shabby)esfarrapado, surrado adj
 She was dressed in old and mean clothes, but was still the prettiest girl there.
mean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." slang (impressive)maravilhoso, bárbaro adj
 The bartender makes a mean martini.
mean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." slang (skilful)hábil adj
 That Frank is a mean bricklayer.
mean adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (intermediate)intermediário, médio adj
 The mean score on the test was 70%.
mean nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (middle point)média sf
 Today's temperature is near the mean for this time of year.
mean nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (math: average) (matemática)média sf
 The mean is seven, with both higher and lower numbers recorded.
mean,
means
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
(method)meio sm
 Earning a degree is a means to an end.
means nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (money) (figurativo)meios sm pl
  dinheiro sm
 Kevin lacks the means to buy a sports car.
means nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (methods, way)meios sm pl
  métodos sm pl
 "The end justifies the means."
mean to do [sth] vi + prep (be determined)estar determinado loc vt
  tencionar vt
 I mean to win that race, even if it kills me!
mean vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (intend)pretender vt
 Tony means to finish his drink in one gulp.
mean vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (with a specific purpose)tencionar vt
 I didn't mean to step on your foot.
mean vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (result in)significar vt
 This means war!
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Greenwich Mean Time,
Greenwich Time
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(universal time)Horário de Greenwich n
 Mountain standard time is plus 8 hours from Greenwich Mean Time.
 O horário padrão na montanha é mais 8 hora do Horário de Greenwich.
Greenwich Mean Time,
Greenwich Time
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(universal time)Horário de Greenwich adv
 The time is 12 o'clock, Greenwich Mean Time.
 Agora são 12 em ponto Horário de Greenwich.
mean to suggest vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (imply) (implicar, insinuar)querer dizer loc vt
 Did you mean to suggest that you didn't like my shirt?
mean well v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (have good intentions)ter boa intenção expres
 Even though you meant well, what you said was hurtful.
mean what you say v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (speak sincerely)falar sério expres
 Does he mean what he says, or is he just making an empty promise?
regression to the mean nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (statistics: tendency over time of extremes to approach mean) (estatística: tendência de tempos extremos em aproximar da média)regressão à média loc sf
  regressão estatística loc sf
 Regression to the mean is an important statistical phenomenon.
What do you mean? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (asking for clarification)O que você quer dizer? expres
 I don't know the word "combustion"--what do you mean?
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