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Engelsk navneord: question

1. question (om kommunikation) an instance of questioning


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThere was a question about my training.
We made inquiries of all those who were present.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)enquiry, inquiry, interrogation, query


Mindre specifikke termerinquiring, questioning


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)answer

2. question (om kommunikation) the subject matter at issue


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe question of disease merits serious discussion.
Under the head of minor Roman poets.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)head


Mindre specifikke termersubject, theme, topic


Mere specifikke termermatter of fact, matter of law, problem, question of fact, question of law

3. question (om kommunikation) a sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe asked a direct question.
He had trouble phrasing his interrogations.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)interrogation, interrogative, interrogative sentence


Mindre specifikke termersentence


Mere specifikke termercross-question, leading question, yes-no question

4. question (om egenskab) uncertainty about the truth or factuality or existence of something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe dubiousness of his claim.
There is no question about the validity of the enterprise.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)doubt, doubtfulness, dubiousness


Mindre specifikke termerprecariousness, uncertainness, uncertainty

5. question (om kommunikation) a formal proposal for action made to a deliberative assembly for discussion and vote


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe made a motion to adjourn.
She called for the question.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)motion


Mindre specifikke termerproposal

6. question (om kommunikation) an informal reference to a marriage proposal


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe was ready to pop the question.


Mindre specifikke termermarriage offer, marriage proposal, proposal, proposal of marriage


Engelsk udsagnsord: question

1. question (om kommunikation) challenge the accuracy, probity, or propriety of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe must question your judgment in this matter.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)call into question, oppugn


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


Mindre specifikke termerchallenge

2. question (om kommunikation) pose a series of questions to


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe suspect was questioned by the police.
We questioned the survivor about the details of the explosion.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)interrogate


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerask

3. question (om kommunikation) pose a question


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)query


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s whether INFINITIVE


Mindre specifikke termerask


Mere specifikke termercheck out, debrief, enquire, examine, feel out, inquire, interpellate, pump, sound out, wonder

4. question (om kommunikation) conduct an interview in television, newspaper, and radio reporting


Eksempler på anvendelseSam cannot question Sue


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)interview


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerconverse, discourse

5. question (om kommunikation) place in doubt or express doubtful speculation


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI wonder whether this was the right thing to do.
She wondered whether it would snow tonight.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey question whether there was a traffic accident


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)wonder


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s whether INFINITIVE


Mindre specifikke termerchew over, contemplate, excogitate, meditate, mull, mull over, muse, ponder, reflect, ruminate, speculate, think over


Mere specifikke termerscruple









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