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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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