Engelsk ordbog



Tip: Klik på 'Bogmærke' for at tilføje den aktuelle side til dine bogmærker i browseren.

Engelsk navneord: speculation

1. speculation (om kommunikation) a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)conjecture, guess, hypothesis, supposition, surmisal, surmise


Mindre specifikke termeropinion, view


Mere specifikke termerdivination

2. speculation (om erkendelse) a hypothesis that has been formed by speculating or conjecturing (usually with little hard evidence)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSpeculations about the outcome of the election.
He dismissed it as mere conjecture.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)conjecture


Mindre specifikke termerhypothesis, possibility, theory

3. speculation (om forhold) an investment that is very risky but could yield great profits


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe knew the stock was a speculation when he bought it.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)venture


Mindre specifikke termerinvestment, investment funds


Mere specifikke termergamble, pyramid, smart money

4. speculation (om erkendelse) continuous and profound contemplation or musing on a subject or series of subjects of a deep or abstruse nature


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe habit of meditation is the basis for all real knowledge.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)meditation


Mindre specifikke termercontemplation, musing, reflection, reflexion, rumination, thoughtfulness









Baseret på WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Teknik og design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. Dansk bearbejdning: .
2018 onlineordbog.dk