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Engelsk navneord: mess

1. mess (om tilstand) a state of confusion and disorderliness


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe house was a mess.
She smoothed the mussiness of the bed.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)messiness, muss, mussiness


Mindre specifikke termerdisorder, disorderliness

2. mess (om tilstand) informal terms for a difficult situation


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe got into a terrible fix.
He made a muddle of his marriage.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)fix, hole, jam, kettle of fish, muddle, pickle


Mindre specifikke termerdifficulty


Mere specifikke termerdog's breakfast, dog's dinner

3. mess (om mad) soft semiliquid food


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA mess of porridge.


Mindre specifikke termeraliment, alimentation, nourishment, nutriment, nutrition, sustenance, victuals

4. mess (om mad) a meal eaten in a mess hall by service personnel


Mindre specifikke termermeal, repast

5. mess (om genstand) a (large) military dining room where service personnel eat or relax


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)mess hall


Mindre specifikke termerdining room, dining-room


Mere specifikke termerofficer's mess


Omfatter disse specifikke termertraining table


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

6. mess (om mængde el. mål) (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA batch of letters.
A deal of trouble.
A lot of money.
He made a mint on the stock market.
See the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos.
It must have cost plenty.
A slew of journalists.
A wad of money.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad


Mindre specifikke termerlarge indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity


Mere specifikke termerdeluge, flood, haymow, inundation, torrent


Engelsk udsagnsord: mess

1. mess (om forbrug, indtagelse el. anvendelse) eat in a mess hall


Eksempler på anvendelseSam and Sue mess


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s


Mindre specifikke termereat


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

2. mess (om ændring) make a mess of or create disorder in


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe messed up his room.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)mess up


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerdisarray, disorder









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