Translation of "swim" - English-Portuguese dictionary


verb uk /swɪm/ us /swɪm/ /swɪm/ us /swɪm/ present participle swimming, past tense swam, past participle swum

A1 to move through water by moving your body

I learned to swim when I was about five years old.
swimming noun [ no plural ] uk /swɪm·ɪŋ/ us /swɪm·ɪŋ/


I usually go swimming about twice a week.
noun [ no plural ] /swɪm/ us /swɪm/

A2 a time when you swim

sessão de natação, banho
I went for a swim before breakfast.

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