Translation of "dread" - English-Portuguese dictionary


noun uk /dred/ us /dred/

a strong feeling of fear or worry

medo, pavor
a dread of being lonely
verb uk /dred/ us /dred/

to feel worried or frightened about something that has not happened yet

temer, recear, ter medo de
I’m dreading the first day at my new school.
I dread seeing him again.

(Translation of “dread” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)