English translation of 'acabar'
1. (terminar) to finish, complete
2. (levar a cabo) to accomplish
3. (aperfeiçoar) to complete
4. (consumir) to use up
5. (rematar) to finish off
to finish, end, come to an end
acabar-se reflexive verb
1 (terminar) to be over
2 (prazo) to expire
3 (esgotar-se) to run out
acabar com to put an end to; (destruir) to do away with; (namorado) to finish with
acabar de chegar to have just arrived
acabar por fazer to end up (by) doing
acabou-se! it's all over!; (basta!) that's enough!
ele acabou cedendo he eventually gave in, he ended up giving in
... que não acaba mais no end of ...
quando acaba (no final) in the end
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Translation of acabar from the Collins Portuguese to English