Portuguese - English

English translation of 'engrossar'


transitive verb
1. (sopa) to thicken
2. (aumentar) to swell
3. (voz) to raise
intransitive verb
1. to thicken
2. to swell
3. to rise
4. (informal: pessoa, conversa) to turn nasty

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'engrossar' in Other Languages

British English: swell VERB
If the amount or size of something swells or if something swells it, it becomes larger than it was before.
The human population swelled, at least temporarily, as migrants moved south.
British English: thicken VERB
When you thicken a liquid or when it thickens, it becomes stiffer and more solid.
Thicken the broth with the cornflour.


Translation of engrossar from the Collins Portuguese to English
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