waffle waffle = tipo de panqueca assada e comida com geleia ou calda
wage; wages / wage (to)
salário, ordenado = salary; minimum wage = salário minimo; "minimum wage will be raised" // to wage war = fazer guerra, travar guerra; "they waged a guerrilla war against the government"; "England and France waged war for most of the Middle Ages"
wagon1) carroça = a vehicle with four wheels that is used for carrying heavy loads or passengers and that is usually pulled by animals (such as horses); a cart; "pioneers crossed the American Midwest in wagons" // 2) carrinho de brinquedo = child's toy vehicle; "the children took turns pulling each other in a wagon" // 3) vagão de carga (trem) (UK) = a railway freight car; "the engine pulled 20 wagons" // 4) perua (carro) = station wagon
wait (to) / waitingesperar / to wait for (somebody, something) = esperar por (alguém, alguma coisa); "she is waiting for her kids"; "he is waiting for a phone call" / to wait on = atender, servir em loja / to wait at a table = servir à mesa; // espera = a period of waiting / waiting line = lista de espera; "to be on the waiting list" / waiting room = sala de espera / waiting period = carência
waiter; waitressgarçom; garçonete
wake (to); woke; waken / wake (n)acordar, despertar; "will you wake me before you go to work?" / to wake up = despertar / wake-up call = chamada para despertar alguém // esteira (barco , navio) = trail of a boat in water; "the boat left a large wake behind it as it moved"
walk (to) / walkingcaminhar, andar; passear / to walk in = entrar / to walk out = sair / to walk upstairs = subir / to walk downstairs = descer escadas / to walk up = subir a pé /// caminhada, passeio a pé = hikink, trekking / walking stick = bengala = cane
wall1) muro = a structure of brick, stone, etc., that surrounds an area or separates one area from another // 2) parede = the structure that forms the side of a room or building
walletcarteira (dinheiro); "was your wallet lost or stolen?"
walnutnoz (Juglans regia)
war / war (to)guerra; "they fought a war over the disputed territory" / act of war = ato de guerra / rt of war = arte da guerra, estratégia militar / at war = em guerra / civil war / declaration of war / to declare war / to go to war = ir para a guerra / war games = exercícios militares / war of nerves = guerra de nervos / war of words = guerra de palavras /// guerrear
ward / ward (to)1) ala de hospital ou de prisão; pavilhão, setor, enfermaria / cancer ward = ala de oncologia / maternity ward = maternidade // 2) distrito, divisão administrativa = an administrative division of a city or town /// to ward off = evitar, prevenir, repelir "this spray will help to ward off the mosquitoes"
wardrobeguarda-roupa, roupeiro (obs.: closet = armário embutido, armário de roupas)
warden1) guarda = one having care or charge of something / 2) diretor de presídio / 3) administrador de parques e reservas florestais; "the warden patrolled the park, checking everything was in order"
warehouse / warehouse (to) / warehousingarmazém, depósito, almoxarifado = a structure or room for the storage of merchandise or commodities; storehouse; depot // armazenar // armazenagem, armazenamento
warm / warmth1) quente = fairly or comfortably high temperature; "nice and warm"; "warm climate"; "a warm September evening" // calor = heat; "the warmth of the fire"
warn (to) / warningadvertir; avisar = to make aware of possible danger // advertência, aviso; "a red flag is a warning of danger"
warrant / warrant (to)mandado (busca; prisão) = a document that gives authority to an officer to make an arrest or to search or seize property / arrest warrant = mandado de prisão / search warrant = mandado de busca /// garantir, afiançar = to guarantee
warrantygarantia de um produto = written guarantee given to the purchaser
warren
1) coelheira, viveiro de coelhos, toca = a series of underground tunnels where rabbits live / 2) labirinto, lugar confuso; "we got lost in the warren of interconnected side streets"; "the old town is a warren of narrow streets"
warycauteloso, cuidadoso, precavido = careful, cautious, prudent / to be wary of = ser cuidadoso com, ser precavido com; "she had learned too early in life to be wary and watchful"
wash (to) / washlavar // roupa lavada; "she hung the wash on the line"// washing machine = máquina de lavar
waste / waste (to)1) perda, desperdício; waste of time = desperdício de tempo / 2) lixo, refugo = waste matter; waste product = refugo / wastepaper = papel usado / wastepaper basket = cesta de lixo / to cut wastes = eliminar desperdicios // desperdiçar; gastar; "I don't like to waste paper"
watch (to) / watch (n) / watchful1) observar, olhar = to look (at) with attention; "the children watched carefully as the magician removed a rabbit from his hat" // 2) assistir (jogo, TV); "to watch TV" // 3) vigiar, tomar conta "watch it! = tenha cuidado"; "the nurses are watching the children" / to watch out for = tomar cuidado com / to watch over = vigiar, cuidar de /// 1) relógio (pulso) / digital watch / pocket watch = relógio de bolso / watch bracelet = pulseira de relógio // 2) observação, vigília, vigilância; "the doctors want to keep the patient under watch" / watch tower = torre de observação / to be on the watch = estar alerta / to keep watch = observar, vigiar /// alerta; atento; vigilante = alert
water / water (to)água / mineral water = água mineral / gas water = água gasosa = sparkling water / water closet = vaso sanitário = toilet // regar, aguar
waterfallcachoeira = cascade
watermelonmelancia
watersidebeira-mar; beira-d'água = the bank or shore of a river, lake, or ocean
wave (n) / wave (to) / wavy1) onda (mar) // 2) onda (elétrica, rádio, tempo) / cold wave = onda de frio / heat wave = onda de calor / short wave = onda curta (rádio) / sound wave = onda sonora /// 1) acenar (lenço); "he was waving at her from the end of the pier" // 2) tremular (bandeira); "three flags were waving in the wind" // 3) ondular (cabelo); "she waved her hair" // ondulado; wavy hair
wax / wax (to)cera; "a candle made of wax" // 1) encerar; "to wax the wooden floors" / 2) aumentar, crescer = to grow; to increase in phase or intensity (moon); waxing moon = lua crescente (obs.: waning moon = lua minguante) / 3) depilar = to depilate, to shave
way (1)caminho / one way = mão única / two way = mão dupla / on one's way back = na volta / on one's way out = na saída / which way? = qual caminho? / this way = por onde? por aqui / on the way to = a caminho / under way = em andamento (projeto) / in the way = atrapalhando, no caminho / to be in the way = atrapalhar / to give way = dar lugar a / to lead the way = ir na frente / Milky Way = Via Láctea
way (2)modo, maneira, jeito / by the way = a propósito / in a way = de certo modo / no way = de jeito nenhum = out of the question / just the other way = the other way around = on the contrary = o contrário // any way = de qualquer jeito / to find a way = dar um jeito / there's no way = não tem jeito
weak / weakness / weaken (to)fraco // fraqueza // enfraquecer
wealth / wealthyriqueza, fortuna, opulência = fortune; "wealth doesn't bring happiness" // rico; opulento; abastado = rich; well-off; well-to-do
weaponarma / nuclear weapons = armas nucleares
wear (to); wore; worn usar (roupa), trajar / to wear away = to wear down = to wear out = desgastar, gastar pelo uso / worn-out = used-up = gasto; worn-out clothes
weary / wearisomecansado; fatigado = tired; "the weary children went to bed" // cansativo = tiresome
weather / weather (to)tempo (atmosférico) / good weather; fine weather # bad weather / weather forecast = previsão do tempo / weather bureau = serviço de meteorologia // resistir, aguentar, suportar (ação do tempo, do clima) = to come safely through; "our boat was able to weather the storm"
weave (to); wove; woven / weaving / weavertecer; entrançar; urdir; "Indians weave straw baskets" // tecelagem // tecelão
web1) teia / spider's web = teia de aranha // 2) Internet; web-based technology
weddingcasamento (cerimônia) = a ceremony at which two people are married to each other / wedding anniversary = aniversário de casamento / silver wedding anniversary = bodas de prata / golden wedding anniversary = bodas de ouro
weepequeno, diminuto = tiny, very small; "the wee child had to sit on a pile of cushions to reach the table" / the wee hours of the morning = as primeiras horas da manhã; muito cedo
week / weeklysemana / week day = dia útil // semanal
weep (to); wept; wept chorar = to cry; to pour forth (tears) from the eyes
weigh (to) / weight
pesar; "baggage will be weighed" // peso / gross weight = peso bruto # net weight = peso líquido / excess weight = excesso de peso / over weight = acima do peso / to put on weight = engordar # to reduce weight = emagrecer
weird1) estranho, esquisito, bizarro = unusual, strange; "we heard some weird sounds outside!" / 2) suggesting something supernatural; uncanny, eerie; "weird creatures from another world"
welcome / welcome (to)recepção, acolhida / warm welcome = acolhida calorosa // dar as boas-vindas, saudar
welfarebem-estar = state of having good health, happiness and prosperity; social welfare = previdência social
well (adv)bem / well grounded = bem fundamentado / well-off = rico, próspero / as well = também, igualmente; "I like seafood and pasta as well" / as well as = bem como / well done = muito bem! / get well soon = melhoras! /to do well = ir bem, sair-se bem
well (n)poço, nascente; "they used a pump to take water from the well" / well drilling = perfuração de poço
westoeste
whalebaleia
wharf (pl. wharves)cais; embarcadouro; docas; pier = dock; pier; quay
whatque, o que // what-if = simulação (o que acontecerá se ... )
wheattrigo
wheelroda / rim of wheel = aro de roda / Ferris wheel = roda gigante / spinning wheel = roda de fiar / steering wheel = volante
whip (n) / whip (to) / whiplashchicote = lash, switch // 1) chicotear, açoitar = to switch; "the jockey whipped his horse" / 2) bater (ovos, creme); whipped cream = creme chantilly // chicotada = the lash of a whip //
whistle (to) / whistle (n)apitar, assoviar // apito
wholeinteiro = entire / on the whole = as a whole = no todo, de uma maneira geral / whole number = número inteiro
wholesalevenda por atacado = sale of goods in large quantities (obs.: retail = varejo) / to sell wholesale = vender por atacado
whoreprostituta, puta = call-girl, prostitute, bitch, hooker, slut, harlot
wicked1) mau, perverso (man, witch) = morally very bad, evil / 2) malicioso (sorriso)
wide / widen (to) / width largo; amplo = broad, vast / far and wide = por toda parte // alargar; ampliar; dilatar // largura = breadth; "what's the width of the room?"
widespreadespalhado, difundido; "this strategy is gaining widespread acceptance"
widower / widowviúvo / viúva
wifeesposa, mulher
wigperuca = fake hair
wildernesssertão; região desabitada = outback (Australia)
will / willing / willinglyvontade; "where there's a will, there's a way" / good will = boa vontade # ill will = má vontade / at will = à vontade // disposto, desejoso, inclinado, propenso / God willing = se Deus quiser / to be willing = estar querendo, consentir // de boa vontade; com gosto
win (to); won; won / winner / winningvencer, ganhar / vencedor / vitorioso = victorious; triumphant; "it's a winning organization"
windvento
wind (to); wound; wound / windingenrolar; "he wound the cable tightly and put it in the drawer" / to wind up = dar corda em (relógio) // 1) sinuoso, tortuoso; "winding road"; "winding river" / 2) em caracol, em espiral "winding stairs = escada em caracol"
windowjanela
windshield (US); windscreen (UK)
para-brisa; windshield wiper = limpador de parabrisa
wine / wineryvinho // vinícola = vinícola, fábrica de vinho = a wine-making establishment (obs.: vineyard = vinhedo, vinha = a planting of grapevines)
wingasa
wink (to)piscar o olho como sinal ou brincadeira = to shut one eye briefly as a signal or in teasing (obs.: to blink = piscar os dois olhos involuntariamente)
wipe (to)enxugar; limpar = to dry or clean by rubbing with a cloth or paper
wire / wiring1) fio (elétrico ou metálico) = cable / telephone wire = fio de telefone / wireless = sem fio / wireless phone // 2) arame / barbed wire = arame farpado // fiação
wisesábio, sensato, prudente = sage; "the 3 Wise Men = os 3 Reis Magos" / in no wise = de nenhum modo / in any wise = de qualquer modo
wish / wishes / wish (to)desejo; vontade / dying wish = último desejo; "his dying wish was to give all his money to charity" // (pl) = cumprimentos / best wishes = cumprimentos, muitas felicidades // desejar = to desire, to long for / as you wish = como você quiser / if you wish = se você quiser
wit / witty1) presença de espírito, astúcia, perspicácia, vivacidade de espírito = an ability to say or write things that are clever and usually funny / 2) pessoa espirituosa // espirituoso; a witty person = uma pessoa espirituosa
witch / wizard
bruxa, feiticeira / bruxo, feiticeiro
withdraw (to); withdrew; withdrawn / withdrawal1) retirar; tirar = to remove, to take back / 2) sacar dinheiro (banco) (obs.: oposto é to deposit money) // 1) retirada / 2) saque (dinheiro)
witnesstestemunha
wolflobo
woman (pl. women)mulher
wonder (to)querer saber / to wonder if = to wonder whether = será que?; "I wonder whether she's married"; "I wonder if it's going to rain " / to wonder why = por que será que ... "I wonder why he left = por que será que ele saiu?"
wonderful / wondermaravilhoso / maravilha, prodígio; "seven wonders of the ancient world" / no wonder = não admira, não é de se admirar
woodmadeira = the hard substance that makes up the stems and branches of trees and shrubs
woodsbosque; floresta mais aberta = partially cleared, sparsely populated forests
wool
word1) palavra, vocábulo / buzzword = palavra da moda / key word = palavra-chave / in other words = em outras palavras // 2) palavra, promessa; "he gave his word that he would fix the problem by Friday"
work / work (to) / workingtrabalho / works = obras / off work = de folga (do trabalho) / piece work = trabalho por tarefa / scope of work = área de trabalho, área de atuação / shift work = trabalho por turnos / social work = trabalho social / voluntary work = trabalho voluntário / work agency = agência de emprego / workbook = livro de exercícios / work flow = fluxo de trabalho, processo de trabalho / workforce = força de trabalho, mão de obra / work group = grupo de trabalho / work history = histórico de trabalho / work of art = obra de arte / work placement = emprego temporário / work plan = plano de trabalho / work schedule = cronograma / work sheet = agenda de trabalho // trabalhar, operar, funcionar / to work at = trabalhar em, dedicar esforços para; "he worked 17 years for IBM" / to work for = trabalhar para (alguém); "to work as consultant for IBM" / to work hard = trabalhar muito / to work out = resolver, elaborar, calcular = to solve (as a problem) by a process of reasoning or calculation / to work out = exercitar-se; "he works out regularly at the gym" // de trabalho, operacional / working class = classe trabalhadora / working hours = horas de trabalho, horário de expediente = office hours
workaholicfanático por trabalho
workertrabalhador; operário; blue-collar worker = operário de fábrica; white-collar worker = clerical employee = empregado de escritório
workshop1) oficina; atelier / 2) seminário = seminar or study group for exchange of ideas or to explore new methods of accomplishing a result; "they attended a 5-day workshop"
world / worldwidemundo // mundial, global; "worldwide demand is growing not shrinking"
wormverme / earthworm = minhoca
worry (to) / worried / worry (n) / worryingpreocupar = to concern / to worry about = preocupar-se com // preocupado = concerned (for) // preocupação = concern // preocupante = concerning, troublesome
worse / worstpior / to get worse = piorar / worse and worse = de mal a pior // o pior / at worst = na pior das hipóteses / (obs.: na melhor das hipóteses = at best)
worship (to) / worship (n)1) adorar, venerar / 2) frequentar igreja; "that's the church where our family worships" // 1) adoração, veneração, devoção / 2) culto, cerimônia religiosa; worship service = culto protestante
worth mérito, valor = value / to be worth = to be worthwhile = valer a pena
worthy / worthless
digno, merecedor, "his work is worthy of praise" ; worthy of notice = digno de atenção / sem valor, inútil = useless; "his plans were worthless"
worthwhile
compensador; vantajoso; que vale a pena = advantageous; to be worthwhile = to be worth = valer a pena
wound / wound (to)ferida, ferimento, machucado = injury; wound // ferir = to hurt; to injure
wrap (to) embrulhar; envolver; "wrap the tie as a present" / to wrap up = embrulhar ou // wrap-up = 1) relatório final = a summarizing report / 2) parte final = a concluding part; wrap-up session = sessão final
wreck / wreck (to)destroços (carro, avião), escombros, ruína / shipwreck = naufrágio, restos de navio naufragado // 1) destruir; arruinar = to damage (something) so badly that it cannot be repaired; "he wrecked his car against a wall" / 2) fazer naufragar = to destroy (a ship) by crashing it into something
wreckagedestroços, escombros (building), naufrágio (ship); ruínas = wreck
wristpulso
write (to); wrote; written / writing / writerescrever / to write down = anotar = to note; to take notes / to write out = escrever por extenso // escrita; caligrafia; escrito, redação / hand writing = caligrafia, letra "it's hard to understand a doctor's hand writing" / in writing = por escrito / writing desk = escrivaninha / writing pad = bloco de papel // escritor
wrongerrado / to be wrong = estar errado; "what's wrong? = qual é o problema?" / to go wrong = fracassar, ir pelo caminho errado / wrong side = avesso = inside out