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Webster 1913 Edition


Passado

{

Pas-sade′

,

Pas-sa′do

, }
Noun.
[F.
passade
; cf. Sp.
pasada
. See
Pass
,
Verb.
I.
]
1.
(Fencing)
A pass or thrust.
Shak.
2.
(Man.)
A turn or course of a horse backward or forward on the same spot of ground.

Definition 2022


passado

passado

English

Noun

passado (plural passados or passadoes)

  1. Alternative form of passade

Portuguese

Etymology

From Old Portuguese passado, corresponding to passar (to pass) + -ado.

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /pɐ.ˈsa.ðu/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /pa.ˈsa.du/
  • Hyphenation: pas‧sa‧do

Noun

passado m (plural passados)

  1. past (period of time that has already happened)
    No passado as pessoas não liam muitos livros.
    In the past people didn’t read many books.
  2. (grammar) past; past tense (verb tense expressing actions that already happened)

Quotations

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:passado.

Synonyms

Adjective

passado m (feminine singular passada, masculine plural passados, feminine plural passadas, comparable)

  1. past (of the past)
    Glórias passadas.
    Past glories.
  2. (with time periods) last; previous (nouns modified by passado in this sense can be noun phrases or adverb phrases)
    Ano passado li três livros.
    I read three books last year.
    No ano passado li três livros.
    I read three books in the previous year.
  3. (of fruit) past its ripeness; beginning to rot
  4. (figuratively) past its prime

Quotations

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:passado.

Related terms

Descendants

  • Guinea-Bissau Creole: pasadu
  • Kabuverdianu: pasádu
  • Macanese: passado
  • Kristang: passadu
  • Principense: pasadu
  • Tetum: pasadu

Verb

passado m (feminine singular passada, masculine plural passados, feminine plural passadas)

  1. masculine singular past participle of passar

Quotations

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:passar.