Engelsk ordbok



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Engelsk substantiv: instrument

1. instrument (om gjenstand) a device that requires skill for proper use


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdevice


Mere spesifikke uttrykkanalyser, analyzer, arm, cauterant, cautery, drafting instrument, engine, extractor, instrument of execution, instrument of punishment, measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system, medical instrument, navigational instrument, optical instrument, plotter, scientific instrument, sonograph, surveying instrument, surveyor's instrument, tracer, weapon, weapon system, whip

2. instrument (om handling) the means whereby some act is accomplished


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningMy greed was the instrument of my destruction.
Science has given us new tools to fight disease.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)tool


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkagency, means, way

3. instrument (om person) a person used by another to gain an end


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)cat's-paw, pawn


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkassistant, help, helper, supporter

4. instrument (om kommunikasjon) (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)legal document, legal instrument, official document


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdocument, papers, written document


Mere spesifikke uttrykkacquittance, act, affidavit, arraignment, articles of incorporation, assignment, authorisation, authorization, bill, bill of indictment, brief, certificate, conveyance, debenture, deed, deed of conveyance, deed of trust, derivative, derivative instrument, enactment, impeachment, income tax return, indictment, judgement, judgment, judicial writ, law, legal brief, legal opinion, letters of administration, letters patent, letters testamentary, licence, license, living will, mandate, manifest, measure, negotiable instrument, opinion, passport, patent, permit, power of attorney, release, return, security, ship's papers, tax return, testament, title, trust deed, will, work papers, work permit, working papers, writ, written agreement


Overordnet kategorijurisprudence, law

5. instrument (om kommunikasjon) the semantic role of the entity (usually inanimate) that the agent uses to perform an action or start a process


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)instrumental role


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkparticipant role, semantic role

6. instrument (om gjenstand) any of various devices or contrivances that can be used to produce musical tones or sounds


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)musical instrument


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdevice


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbarrel organ, bass, calliope, electronic instrument, electronic musical instrument, grind organ, hand organ, hurdy gurdy, hurdy-gurdy, jew's harp, jews' harp, keyboard instrument, mouth bow, music box, musical box, percussion instrument, percussive instrument, steam organ, street organ, stringed instrument, wind, wind instrument


Engelsk verb: instrument

1. instrument (om forhold) equip with instruments for measuring, recording, or controlling


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkequip, fit, fit out, outfit

2. instrument (om tilblivelse) write an instrumental score for


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)instrumentate


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcompose, write


Overordnet kategorieuphony, music

3. instrument (om kommunikasjon) address a legal document to


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkaddress, direct









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