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English translation of 'bater'

bater

[baˈter]
transitive verb
1. to beat
2. (golpear) to strike
3. (horas) to strike
4. () to stamp
5. (foto) to take
6. (datilografar) to type
7. (porta) to slam
8. (asas) to flap
9. (recorde) to break
10. (roupa: usar muito) to wear all the time
intransitive verb
1. (porta) to slam
2. (sino) to ring
3. (janela) to bang
4. (coração) to beat
5. (sol) to beat down
bater-se reflexive verb
bater-se para fazer/por to fight to do/for
bater (à porta) to knock (at the door)
bater à maquina to type
bater em to hit; (lugar) to arrive in; (assunto) to harp on
bater com o carro to crash one's car
bater com a cabeça to bang one's head
bater com o pé (em) to kick
ele não bate bem (informal) he is a bit crazy
bater a carteira de alguém (informal) to nick sb's wallet

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'bater' in Other Languages

British English: bang /bæŋ/ VERB
If you bang something such as a door, or if it bangs, it closes suddenly with a loud noise.
The door banged shut behind them.
  • American English: bang
  • Arabic: يَصْفِقُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: bater
  • Chinese: 重击
  • Croatian: zalupiti
  • Czech: bouchnout
  • Danish: smække
  • Dutch: knallen
  • European Spanish: golpear
  • Finnish: pamahtaa
  • French: cogner
  • German: knallen
  • Greek: κροτώ
  • Italian: sbattere
  • Japanese: バンと打つ
  • Korean: 큰 소리가 나게 치다
  • Norwegian: banke
  • Polish: trzasnąć
  • European Portuguese: bater
  • Romanian: a trânti
  • Russian: хлопнуть
  • Spanish: golpear
  • Swedish: banka
  • Thai: ตีอย่างแรง ปิดอย่างแรง
  • Turkish: patlamak ses çıkararak
  • Ukrainian: гупати
  • Vietnamese: đóng rầm lại
British English: bash /bæʃ/ VERB
If you bash someone or something, you hit them hard in a rough way.
I bashed him on the head.
  • American English: bash
  • Arabic: يَضْرِبُ بِعُنْف
  • Brazilian Portuguese: bater
  • Chinese: 猛击
  • Croatian: snažno udariti
  • Czech: praštit
  • Danish: banke
  • Dutch: beuken
  • European Spanish: golpear
  • Finnish: pamauttaa
  • French: frapper
  • German: schlagen
  • Greek: συντρίβω
  • Italian: colpire con violenza
  • Japanese: 強打する
  • Korean: 강타하다
  • Norwegian: banke
  • Polish: walnąć
  • European Portuguese: bater
  • Romanian: a lovi
  • Russian: избивать
  • Spanish: golpear
  • Swedish: slå smälla till
  • Thai: ทุบหรือตีอย่างแรง
  • Turkish: şiddetle vurmak
  • Ukrainian: сильно бити
  • Vietnamese: đập mạnh
British English: beat /biːt/ VERB
hit If you beat something, you keep hitting it.
He beat the drum with a stick.
  • American English: beat strike
  • Arabic: يَنْبِضُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: bater
  • Chinese:
  • Croatian: tući
  • Czech: bít
  • Danish: slå
  • Dutch: slaan
  • European Spanish: golpear
  • Finnish: lyödä
  • French: frapper
  • German: schlagen
  • Greek: χτυπώ
  • Italian: battere
  • Japanese: 続けざまに打つ
  • Korean: 때리다
  • Norwegian: slå
  • Polish: pobić
  • European Portuguese: bater
  • Romanian: a bate
  • Russian: бить
  • Spanish: golpear
  • Swedish: slå smälla till
  • Thai: ตี
  • Turkish: dövmek
  • Ukrainian: бити
  • Vietnamese: đánh đập
British English: hit /hɪt/ VERB
If you hit something, you touch it with a lot of strength.
She hit the ball with the bat.
  • American English: hit
  • Arabic: يُصِيبُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: bater
  • Chinese: 打击
  • Croatian: udariti
  • Czech: udeřit
  • Danish: ramme
  • Dutch: slaan
  • European Spanish: golpear
  • Finnish: lyödä
  • French: heurter
  • German: schlagen
  • Greek: χτυπώ
  • Italian: colpire
  • Japanese: 打つ
  • Korean: (...을) 때리다 충돌
  • Norwegian: slå
  • Polish: uderzyć
  • European Portuguese: bater
  • Romanian: a lovi
  • Russian: ударять
  • Spanish: golpear
  • Swedish: slå smälla till
  • Thai: ตี
  • Turkish: vurmak
  • Ukrainian: бити
  • Vietnamese: đánh
British English: knock /nɒk/ VERB
If you knock on something such as a door or window, you hit it, usually several times, to attract someone's attention.
She went directly to Simon's apartment and knocked on the door.
  • American English: knock
  • Arabic: يَخْبِطُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: bater
  • Chinese: 敲打
  • Croatian: kucati
  • Czech: udeřit
  • Danish: banke
  • Dutch: kloppen op deuren
  • European Spanish: darse un golpe
  • Finnish: koputtaa
  • French: frapper
  • German: stoßen
  • Greek: βαράω
  • Italian: bussare
  • Japanese: たたく
  • Korean: 두드리다
  • Norwegian: banke
  • Polish: zapukać
  • European Portuguese: bater
  • Romanian: a ciocăni
  • Russian: стучать
  • Spanish: dar un golpe
  • Swedish: knacka
  • Thai: เคาะ
  • Turkish: kapıyı çalmak
  • Ukrainian: стукати
  • Vietnamese: đập cửa
British English: ram /ræm/ VERB
If one vehicle rams another, it crashes into it with a lot of force.
The lorry rammed a car.
  • American English: ram
  • Arabic: يَصْطَدِمُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: bater
  • Chinese: 猛击
  • Croatian: zabiti se
  • Czech: narazit do
  • Danish: vædre
  • Dutch: rammen
  • European Spanish: estrellar
  • Finnish: puskea
  • French: percuter
  • German: rammen
  • Greek: εμβολίζω
  • Italian: cozzare contro
  • Japanese: 打ち固める
  • Korean: 부딪치다
  • Norwegian: hamre
  • Polish: uderzyć
  • European Portuguese: bater
  • Romanian: a se ciocni
  • Russian: врезаться
  • Spanish: estrellarse chocar
  • Swedish: slå smälla till
  • Thai: ชนอย่างแรง
  • Turkish: vurmak
  • Ukrainian: таранити
  • Vietnamese: đâm vào
British English: churn VERB
water If something churns water, mud, or dust, it moves it about violently.
...dirt roads now churned into mud by the annual rains.
  • American English: churn
  • Brazilian Portuguese: bater
  • Chinese: > 搅制黄油的
  • European Spanish: agitar
  • French: faire tournoyerN
  • German: aufwühlen
  • Italian: agitare
  • Japanese: 激しくかき回す
  • Korean: 마구 휘돌다
  • European Portuguese: bater
  • Spanish: agitar
British English: clout VERB
If you clout someone, you hit them.
He clouted him woth a baseball bat.
  • American English: clout
  • Brazilian Portuguese: esbofetear
  • Chinese:
  • European Spanish: dar un tortazo a
  • French: frapper
  • German: schlagen
  • Italian: colpire
  • Japanese: 殴る
  • Korean: 때리다
  • European Portuguese: bater
  • Spanish: dar un tortazo a
British English: whack VERB
If you whack someone or something, you hit them hard.
You really have to whack the ball.
  • American English: whack
  • Brazilian Portuguese: bater
  • Chinese: 重击
  • European Spanish: dar un buen golpe a
  • French: donner un grand coup àN
  • German: schlagen
  • Italian: picchiare forte
  • Japanese: 激しく打つ
  • Korean: 세게 치다
  • European Portuguese: bater
  • Spanish: dar un buen golpe a
British English: whisk VERB
If you whisk someone or something somewhere, you take them or move them there quickly.
He whisked her across the dance floor.
  • American English: whisk
  • Brazilian Portuguese: bater
  • Chinese: 迅速带走
  • European Spanish: llevar rápidamente
  • French: entraîner
  • German: führen
  • Italian: portare a tutta velocità
  • Japanese: さっと動かす
  • Korean: 휙 데려가다
  • European Portuguese: bater
  • Spanish: llevar rápidamente

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Translation of bater from the Collins Portuguese to English
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