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Engelsk navneord: swan

1. swan (om dyr) stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult


Mindre specifikke termeraquatic bird


Mere specifikke termerblack swan, cob, coscoroba, cygnet, Cygnus atratus, Cygnus buccinator, Cygnus columbianus, Cygnus cygnus, Cygnus olor, mute swan, pen, trumpeter, trumpeter swan, tundra swan, whooper, whooper swan


Omfatter disse specifikke termerswan's down


Tilhører disse overordnede termerAnatidae, family Anatidae


Engelsk udsagnsord: swan

1. swan (om kommunikation) to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBefore God I swear I am innocent.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey swan that there was a traffic accident


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)affirm, assert, aver, avow, swear, verify


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre specifikke termerdeclare


Mere specifikke termerassure, attest, claim, declare, hold, protest, take, tell

2. swan (om bevægelse) move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe gypsies roamed the woods.
Roving vagabonds.
The wandering Jew.
The cattle roam across the prairie.
The laborers drift from one town to the next.
They rolled from town to town.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cast, drift, ramble, range, roam, roll, rove, stray, tramp, vagabond, wander


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termergo, locomote, move, travel


Mere specifikke termergad, gallivant, jazz around, maunder


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningdrift, err, stray, wander

3. swan (om bevægelse) sweep majestically


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAirplanes were swanning over the mountains.


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


Mindre specifikke termersail, sweep









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