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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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