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Engelsk navneord: power

1. power (om egenskab) possession of controlling influence

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe deterrent power of nuclear weapons.
The power of his love saved her.
His powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)powerfulness

Mindre specifikke termerquality

Mere specifikke termerchokehold, control, discretion, disposal, effectiveness, effectiveness, effectivity, effectuality, effectualness, free will, influence, interest, interestingness, irresistibility, irresistibleness, jurisdiction, legal power, persuasiveness, potency, preponderance, puissance, repellant, repellent, stranglehold, strength, strength, sway, throttlehold, valence, valence, valency, valency, veto

Kendetegnerpowerful, powerless

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)impotence, impotency, powerlessness

2. power (om fænomen) (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second)

Mindre specifikke termerphysical phenomenon

Mere specifikke termerelectric power, electrical power, waterpower, wattage

Overordnet emneområdenatural philosophy, physics

3. power (om erkendelse) possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDanger heightened his powers of discrimination.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)ability

Mindre specifikke termercognition, knowledge, noesis

Mere specifikke termeraccomplishment, acquirement, acquisition, aptitude, attainment, bilingualism, capacity, creative thinking, creativeness, creativity, faculty, hand, intelligence, know-how, leadership, mental ability, mental faculty, module, originality, science, skill, skill, superior skill


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)inability

4. power (om tilstand) (of a government or government official) holding an office means being in power

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBeing in office already gives a candidate a great advantage.
During his first year in office.
During his first year in power.
The power of the president.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)office

Mindre specifikke termerstate

Mere specifikke termerexecutive clemency, war power

Overordnet emneområdeadministration, governance, governing, government, government activity

5. power (om person) one possessing or exercising power or influence or authority

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe mysterious presence of an evil power.
May the force be with you.
The forces of evil.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)force

Mindre specifikke termercausal agency, causal agent, cause

Mere specifikke termerinfluence, juggernaut, Moloch, steamroller

6. power (om kommunikation) a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)exponent, index

Mindre specifikke termermathematical notation

Mere specifikke termerdegree, log, logarithm

7. power (om egenskab) physical strength

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)might, mightiness

Mindre specifikke termerstrength

8. power (om gruppe) a state powerful enough to influence events throughout the world

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)great power, major power, superpower, world power

Mindre specifikke termerbody politic, commonwealth, country, land, nation, res publica, state

Mere specifikke termerhegemon

9. power (om person) a very wealthy or powerful businessman

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAn oil baron.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)baron, big businessman, business leader, king, magnate, mogul, top executive, tycoon

Mindre specifikke termerbusinessman, man of affairs

Mere specifikke termeroil tycoon

Engelsk udsagnsord: power

1. power (om forbrug, indtagelse el. anvendelse) supply the force or power for the functioning of

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe gasoline powers the engines.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something

Mindre specifikke termercater, ply, provide, supply

Mere specifikke termerdrive

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