abafar

a.ba.far
ɐbɐˈfar
verbo transitivo
2.
(fogo) to smother; to beat out; to damp (down)
3.
(som, ruído) to muffle
4.
figurado (reprimir) to stifle; to smother
abafar a fúria
to stifle one's anger
ela abafou os risinhos
she smothered her giggles
abafar a criatividade de alguém
to stifle somebody's creativity
5.
(agasalhar) to muffle (up); to wrap up; to cover up
6.
figurado (encobrir) to hush up; to cover up; to conceal
abafar um escândalo
to hush up a scandal
7.
figurado (aniquilar) to stifle; to quell; to crush; to put down
abafar uma revolta
to stifle a revolt, to crush a rebellion
8.
coloquial (furtar) to filch; to pinch; to nick
9.
NÁUTICA to furl
10.
MÚSICA to damp
11.
(vinho) to mute
verbo intransitivo
1.
(sufocar) to stifle; to smother; to suffocate
2.
(sala, edifício) to get stuffy; to get airless; to be suffocating
3.
(calor) to be stifled by the heat; to swelter
já estou a abafar
I'm stifled by the heat
abafar-se
verbo pronominal
1.
to stifle; to smother
abafa-se com o calor
the heat is stifling
2.
(agasalhar-se) to wrap up; to be muffled up
Como referenciar: Porto Editora – abafar no Dicionário infopédia de Português - Inglês [em linha]. Porto: Porto Editora. [consult. 2021-10-19 15:51:14]. Disponível em