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Engelsk substantiv: substance

1. substance the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDNA is the substance of our genes.


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcomponent, component part, constituent, matter, part, portion


Mere spesifikke uttrykkactivator, atom, body substance, chemical element, chemistry, element, element, essence, fluid, living substance, material, medium, medium, mixture, phlogiston, protoplasm, stuff, substrate, volatile

2. substance (om erkjendelse) the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe gist of the prosecutor's argument.
The heart and soul of the Republican Party.
The nub of the story.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)center, centre, core, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, kernel, marrow, meat, nitty-gritty, nub, pith, sum


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcognitive content, content, mental object


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbare bones, haecceity, hypostasis, quiddity, quintessence, stuff

3. substance (om erkjendelse) the idea that is intended


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWhat is the meaning of this proverb?.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)meaning


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkidea, thought


Mere spesifikke uttrykkconnotation, denotation, extension, implication, import, reference, reference, semantics, significance, strain, tenor, undercurrent, undertone

4. substance (om masse eller substans) material of a particular kind or constitution


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe immune response recognizes invading substances.


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkphysical entity

5. substance (om forhold) considerable capital (wealth or income)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe is a man of means.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)means


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcapital


Mere spesifikke uttrykkpocketbook, wherewithal

6. substance (om kommunikasjon) what a communication that is about something is about


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)content, message, subject matter


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcommunication


Mere spesifikke uttrykkacknowledgement, acknowledgment, approval, aside, body, bunk, commendation, commitment, corker, counsel, counseling, counselling, dedication, digression, direction, direction, disapproval, discourtesy, disrespect, divagation, drivel, entry, excursus, garbage, guidance, hokum, humor, humour, import, info, information, insertion, instruction, interpolation, latent content, meaning, meaninglessness, memorial, narration, narrative, nonsense, nonsensicality, offer, offering, opinion, packaging, parenthesis, petition, postulation, promotion, promotional material, proposal, publicity, refusal, reminder, request, respects, sensationalism, shocker, significance, signification, statement, statement, story, subject, submission, tale, theme, topic, view, wit, witticism, wittiness

7. substance a particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShigella is one of the most toxic substances known to man.


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkmatter


Mere spesifikke uttrykkadulterant, adulterator, agent, allergen, antigen, assay, carcinogen, chemical irritant, denaturant, digestive, elixir, ferment, fomentation, food, fuel, humectant, hydrocolloid, inhibitor, inoculant, inoculum, jelly, leaven, leavening, ligand, lube, lubricant, lubricating substance, lubricator, lysin, metabolite, nutrient, nutrient, philosopher's stone, philosophers' stone, poison, poisonous substance, propellant, propellent, pyrectic, pyrogen, pyrogen, refrigerant, toxicant, vehicle









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