Translation of "experiment" - English-Portuguese dictionary


noun uk /ɪkˈsper·ɪ·mənt/ us /ɪkˈsper·ə·mənt/

B1 a test, especially a scientific one, that you do in order to discover if something is true

experimento, experiência
We do / lots of experiments in class.
verb uk /ɪkˈsper·ɪ·ment/ us /ɪkˈsper·əˌment/

to try something in order to discover what it is like

experimentar, fazer experimentos
Did he ever experiment with drugs?

to do an experiment

experimentar, fazer experiência
He’s against experimenting on animals.

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