English translation of 'abafar'
1. to suffocate
2. (ocultar) to suppress
3. (som) to muffle
4. (encobrir) to cover up
5. (informal) to pinch
(informal: fazer sucesso) to steal the show
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'abafar' in Other Languages
British English: muffle VERB
If something muffles a sound, it makes it quieter and more difficult to hear.
He held his handkerchief over the mouthpiece to muffle his voice.
British English: smother VERB
If you smother a fire, you cover it with something in order to put it out.
They tried to smother the flames.
Translation of abafar from the Collins Portuguese to English Dictionary