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Engelsk navneord: expression

1. expression (om egenskab) the feelings expressed on a person's face


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA sad expression.
A look of triumph.
An angry face.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)aspect, face, facial expression, look


Mindre specifikke termercountenance, visage


Mere specifikke termerleer, light, spark, sparkle, twinkle

2. expression (om kommunikation) expression without words


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTears are an expression of grief.
The pulse is a reflection of the heart's condition.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)manifestation, reflection, reflexion


Mindre specifikke termerdemo, demonstration


Mere specifikke termeract, blowup, ebullition, effusion, gush, lamentation, mourning, outburst

3. expression (om kommunikation) the communication (in speech or writing) of your beliefs or opinions


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningExpressions of good will.
He helped me find verbal expression for my ideas.
The idea was immediate but the verbalism took hours.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)verbal expression, verbalism


Mindre specifikke termercommunicating, communication


Mere specifikke termerarticulation, cold turkey, congratulation, felicitation, voice

4. expression (om kommunikation) a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPardon the expression.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)locution, saying


Mindre specifikke termerlanguage, oral communication, speech, speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, voice communication


Mere specifikke termeradage, advice and consent, agrapha, ambiguity, anatomical, anatomical reference, axiom, Beatitude, byword, calque, calque formation, catchword, dysphemism, epigram, euphemism, idiom, idiomatic expression, loan translation, logion, maxim, motto, phrasal idiom, phrase, proverb, quip, saw, set phrase, shibboleth, shucks, slogan, southernism, sumpsimus, tongue twister

5. expression (om kommunikation) the style of expressing yourself


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe suggested a better formulation.
His manner of expression showed how much he cared.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)formulation


Mindre specifikke termerexpressive style, style


Mere specifikke termerAmericanism, Anglicism, archaicism, archaism, boilerplate, Briticism, Britishism, choice of words, colloquialism, diction, honorific, idiom, parlance, phraseology, phrasing, sentimentalism, verbiage, wording

6. expression (om kommunikation) a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)formula


Mindre specifikke termermathematical statement


Mere specifikke termerexponential expression, primitive, sentential function


Overordnet emneområdemath, mathematics, maths

7. expression (om proces) (genetics) the process of expressing a gene


Mindre specifikke termerbiological process, organic process


Overordnet emneområdegenetic science, genetics

8. expression (om kommunikation) a group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI concluded from his awkward constructions that he was a foreigner.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)construction, grammatical construction


Mindre specifikke termerconstituent, grammatical constituent


Mere specifikke termeradjunct, clause, complement, involution, phrase, predicator


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)misconstruction

9. expression (om handling) the act of forcing something out by squeezing or pressing


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe expression of milk from her breast.


Mindre specifikke termersqueeze, squeezing









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