Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: instrument

1. instrument (om genstand) a device that requires skill for proper use


Mindre specifikke termerdevice


Mere specifikke termeranalyser, analyzer, arm, cauterant, cautery, drafting instrument, engine, extractor, instrument of execution, instrument of punishment, measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system, medical instrument, navigational instrument, optical instrument, plotter, scientific instrument, sonograph, surveying instrument, surveyor's instrument, tracer, weapon, weapon system, whip

2. instrument (om handling) the means whereby some act is accomplished


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningMy greed was the instrument of my destruction.
Science has given us new tools to fight disease.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)tool


Mindre specifikke termeragency, means, way

3. instrument (om person) a person used by another to gain an end


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cat's-paw, pawn


Mindre specifikke termerassistant, help, helper, supporter

4. instrument (om kommunikation) (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)legal document, legal instrument, official document


Mindre specifikke termerdocument, papers, written document


Mere specifikke termeracquittance, act, affidavit, arraignment, articles of incorporation, assignment, authorisation, authorization, bill, bill of indictment, brief, certificate, conveyance, debenture, deed, deed of conveyance, deed of trust, derivative, derivative instrument, enactment, impeachment, income tax return, indictment, judgement, judgment, judicial writ, law, legal brief, legal opinion, letters of administration, letters patent, letters testamentary, licence, license, living will, mandate, manifest, measure, negotiable instrument, opinion, passport, patent, permit, power of attorney, release, return, security, ship's papers, tax return, testament, title, trust deed, will, work papers, work permit, working papers, writ, written agreement


Overordnet emneområdejurisprudence, law

5. instrument (om kommunikation) the semantic role of the entity (usually inanimate) that the agent uses to perform an action or start a process


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)instrumental role


Mindre specifikke termerparticipant role, semantic role

6. instrument (om genstand) any of various devices or contrivances that can be used to produce musical tones or sounds


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)musical instrument


Mindre specifikke termerdevice


Mere specifikke termerbarrel organ, bass, calliope, electronic instrument, electronic musical instrument, grind organ, hand organ, hurdy gurdy, hurdy-gurdy, jew's harp, jews' harp, keyboard instrument, mouth bow, music box, musical box, percussion instrument, percussive instrument, steam organ, street organ, stringed instrument, wind, wind instrument


Engelsk udsagnsord: instrument

1. instrument (om forhold) equip with instruments for measuring, recording, or controlling


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerequip, fit, fit out, outfit

2. instrument (om tilvejebringelse) write an instrumental score for


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)instrumentate


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termercompose, write


Overordnet emneområdeeuphony, music

3. instrument (om kommunikation) address a legal document to


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termeraddress, direct









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