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Engelsk navneord: force

1. force (om egenskab) a powerful effect or influence


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe force of his eloquence easily persuaded them.


Mindre specifikke termerinfluence


Mere specifikke termerduress, heartbeat, lifeblood, pressure, wheel

2. force (om fænomen) (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningForce equals mass times acceleration.


Mindre specifikke termerphysical phenomenon


Mere specifikke termeraerodynamic force, affinity, attraction, attractive force, centrifugal force, centripetal force, chemical attraction, cohesion, Coriolis force, drift, elan vital, impetus, impulsion, life force, Lorentz force, magnetomotive force, moment, propulsion, pull, push, reaction, repulsion, repulsive force, stress, thrust, torque, torsion, vital force, vitality


Overordnet emneområdenatural philosophy, physics

3. force (om egenskab) physical energy or intensity


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe hit with all the force he could muster.
It was destroyed by the strength of the gale.
A government has not the vitality and forcefulness of a living man.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)forcefulness, strength


Mindre specifikke termerintensity, intensiveness


Mere specifikke termerbrunt, energy, impulse, momentum, vigor, vigour, zip

4. force (om gruppe) group of people willing to obey orders


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA public force is necessary to give security to the rights of citizens.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)personnel


Mindre specifikke termerorganisation, organization


Mere specifikke termerarmed forces, armed service, armed services, constabulary, guerilla force, guerrilla force, hands, law, line personnel, management personnel, manpower, men, military, military machine, military personnel, military police, military service, MP, paramilitary, paramilitary force, paramilitary organisation, paramilitary organization, paramilitary unit, patrol, police, police force, private security force, rank, rank and file, security force, service, soldiery, staff, troops, war machine, work force, workforce

5. force (om gruppe) a unit that is part of some military service


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe sent Caesar a force of six thousand men.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)military force, military group, military unit


Mindre specifikke termersocial unit, unit


Mere specifikke termerair unit, armor, armour, army unit, command, commando, contingent, detail, echelon, enemy, guard, Haganah, headquarters, IDF, Israeli Defense Force, legion, militia, mujahadeen, mujahadein, mujahadin, mujahedeen, mujahedin, mujahideen, mujahidin, naval unit, phalanx, Republican Guard, reserves, spearhead, task force, trip wire


Tilhører disse specifikke termerman, military man, military personnel, serviceman


Tilhører disse overordnede termerarmed service, military service, service


Overordnet emneområdearmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

6. force (om handling) an act of aggression (as one against a person who resists)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe may accomplish by craft in the long run what he cannot do by force and violence in the short one.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)violence


Mindre specifikke termeraggression, hostility


Mere specifikke termerdomestic violence, public violence, riot, road rage

7. force (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)power


Mindre specifikke termercausal agency, causal agent, cause


Mere specifikke termerinfluence, juggernaut, Moloch, steamroller

8. force (om gruppe) a group of people having the power of effective action


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe joined forces with a band of adventurers.


Mindre specifikke termersocial group

9. force (om egenskab) (of a law) having legal validity


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe law is still in effect.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)effect


Mindre specifikke termervalidity, validness


Overordnet emneområdejurisprudence, law

10. force (om handling) a putout of a base runner who is required to run; the putout is accomplished by holding the ball while touching the base to which the runner must advance before the runner reaches that base


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe shortstop got the runner at second on a force.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)force out, force play, force-out


Mindre specifikke termerputout


Overordnet emneområdebaseball, baseball game


Engelsk udsagnsord: force

1. force (om adfærd) to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe forced him to take a job in the city.
He squeezed her for information.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey force him to write the letter


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)coerce, hale, pressure, squeeze


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE.
Somebody ----s somebody into V-ing something


Mindre specifikke termercompel, obligate, oblige


Mere specifikke termerbludgeon, bring oneself, dragoon, drive, railroad, sandbag, squeeze for, steamroll, steamroller, terrorise, terrorize, turn up the heat, turn up the pressure


Medføreract, move

2. force (om tilvejebringelse) urge or force (a person) to an action; constrain or motivate


Eksempler på anvendelseThey force him to write the letter


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)impel


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE


Mindre specifikke termercause, do, make

3. force (om bevægelse) move with force,


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe pushed the table into a corner.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)push


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termerdisplace, move


Mere specifikke termerbeat back, drive, drive, flick, force back, jam, jerk, jostle, muscle into, nose, nudge, obtrude, poke at, press, prod, push, push aside, push away, push back, push out, push up, repel, repulse, shove, shove, shove, squeeze, stuff, thrust, thrust, thrust out, tip, topple, tumble


Kan forårsagemove, press


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningpush


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)draw, pull, force

4. force (om kommunikation) impose urgently, importunately, or inexorably


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe forced her diet fads on him.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)thrust


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something on somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE.
Somebody ----s somebody into V-ing something


Mindre specifikke termercompel, obligate, oblige


Mere specifikke termerstick, sting

5. force (om relation) squeeze like a wedge into a tight space


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI squeezed myself into the corner.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)squeeze, wedge


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Mindre specifikke termerdisplace, move


Mere specifikke termercompact, compress, impact, pack together

6. force (om relation) force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe rammed her mind into focus.
He drives me mad.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)drive, ram


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something PP


Mindre specifikke termerthrust


Mere specifikke termertoe, toenail


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningdrive, drive

7. force (om relation) cause to move by pulling


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDraw a wagon.
Pull a sled.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)draw, pull


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


Mindre specifikke termerdisplace, move


Mere specifikke termerabduct, adduct, attract, cart, drag, drag, draw, draw in, hale, haul, jerk, pick, pick off, pluck, pluck, plunk, pull, pull back, pull in, pull off, stretch, tug, tweak, twitch, winch, yank


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningdraw, pull, pull


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)push, force

8. force (om relation) do forcibly; exert force


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDon't force it!.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termeract, move


Mere specifikke termerpull

9. force (om relation) take by force


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningStorm the fort.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)storm


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerpenetrate, perforate









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