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Engelsk navneord: race

1. race (om begivenhed) any competition

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe race for the presidency.

Mindre specifikke termercompetition, contest

Mere specifikke termerarms race, campaign, political campaign, run

2. race (om begivenhed) a contest of speed

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe race is to the swift.

Mindre specifikke termercompetition, contest

Mere specifikke termerauto race, automobile race, bicycle race, boat race, burnup, car race, chariot race, cross country, dog racing, foot race, footrace, freestyle, heat, horse race, potato race, relay, relay race, repechage, run, sack race, scratch race, ski race, skiing race

3. race (om gruppe) people who are believed to belong to the same genetic stock

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSome biologists doubt that there are important genetic differences between races of human beings.

Mindre specifikke termergroup, grouping

Mere specifikke termerAmerindian race, Black race, Caucasian race, Caucasoid race, color, colour, Herrenvolk, Indian race, Indian race, master race, Mongolian race, Mongoloid race, Negro race, Negroid race, people of color, people of colour, Slavic people, Slavic race, White people, White race, Yellow race

4. race (om gruppe) (biology) a taxonomic group that is a division of a species; usually arises as a consequence of geographical isolation within a species

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)subspecies

Mindre specifikke termertaxon, taxonomic category, taxonomic group

Overordnet emneområdebiological science, biology

5. race (om fænomen) the flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)airstream, backwash, slipstream, wash

Mindre specifikke termerflow

6. race (om genstand) a canal for a current of water

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)raceway

Mindre specifikke termercanal

Engelsk udsagnsord: race

1. race (om bevægelse) move fast

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe rushed down the hall to receive his guests.
The cars raced down the street.

Eksempler på anvendelseThey race up the hill

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)belt along, bucket along, cannonball along, hasten, hie, hotfoot, pelt along, rush, rush along, speed, step on it

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Mindre specifikke termergo, locomote, move, travel

Mere specifikke termerbarge, buck, charge, dart, dash, flash, push forward, scoot, scud, shoot, shoot, shoot down, tear, thrust ahead

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)dawdle, linger

2. race (om konkurrence) compete in a race

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe is running the Marathon this year.
Let's race and see who gets there first.

Eksempler på anvendelseThese cars won't race

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)run

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Mindre specifikke termercompete, contend, vie

Mere specifikke termerboat-race, campaign, horse-race, place, run, show, speed skate

3. race (om adfærd) to work as fast as possible towards a goal, sometimes in competition with others

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe are racing to find a cure for AIDS.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s to INFINITIVE

Mindre specifikke termeract, move

4. race (om bevægelse) cause to move fast or to rush or race

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe psychologist raced the rats through a long maze.

Eksempler på anvendelseThey race the car down the avenue

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)rush

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

Mindre specifikke termerdisplace, move

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