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Engelsk navneord: substance

1. substance the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDNA is the substance of our genes.


Mindre specifikke termercomponent, component part, constituent, matter, part, portion


Mere specifikke termeractivator, atom, body substance, chemical element, chemistry, element, element, essence, fluid, living substance, material, medium, medium, mixture, phlogiston, protoplasm, stuff, substrate, volatile

2. substance (om erkendelse) the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe gist of the prosecutor's argument.
The heart and soul of the Republican Party.
The nub of the story.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)center, centre, core, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, kernel, marrow, meat, nitty-gritty, nub, pith, sum


Mindre specifikke termercognitive content, content, mental object


Mere specifikke termerbare bones, haecceity, hypostasis, quiddity, quintessence, stuff

3. substance (om erkendelse) the idea that is intended


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWhat is the meaning of this proverb?.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)meaning


Mindre specifikke termeridea, thought


Mere specifikke termerconnotation, denotation, extension, implication, import, reference, reference, semantics, significance, strain, tenor, undercurrent, undertone

4. substance (om masse el. substans) material of a particular kind or constitution


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe immune response recognizes invading substances.


Mindre specifikke termerphysical entity

5. substance (om forhold) considerable capital (wealth or income)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe is a man of means.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)means


Mindre specifikke termercapital


Mere specifikke termerpocketbook, wherewithal

6. substance (om kommunikation) what a communication that is about something is about


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)content, message, subject matter


Mindre specifikke termercommunication


Mere specifikke termeracknowledgement, acknowledgment, approval, aside, body, bunk, commendation, commitment, corker, counsel, counseling, counselling, dedication, digression, direction, direction, disapproval, discourtesy, disrespect, divagation, drivel, entry, excursus, garbage, guidance, hokum, humor, humour, import, info, information, insertion, instruction, interpolation, latent content, meaning, meaninglessness, memorial, narration, narrative, nonsense, nonsensicality, offer, offering, opinion, packaging, parenthesis, petition, postulation, promotion, promotional material, proposal, publicity, refusal, reminder, request, respects, sensationalism, shocker, significance, signification, statement, statement, story, subject, submission, tale, theme, topic, view, wit, witticism, wittiness

7. substance a particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShigella is one of the most toxic substances known to man.


Mindre specifikke termermatter


Mere specifikke termeradulterant, adulterator, agent, allergen, antigen, assay, carcinogen, chemical irritant, denaturant, digestive, elixir, ferment, fomentation, food, fuel, humectant, hydrocolloid, inhibitor, inoculant, inoculum, jelly, leaven, leavening, ligand, lube, lubricant, lubricating substance, lubricator, lysin, metabolite, nutrient, nutrient, philosopher's stone, philosophers' stone, poison, poisonous substance, propellant, propellent, pyrectic, pyrogen, pyrogen, refrigerant, toxicant, vehicle









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