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Engelsk verb: displace

1. displace (om bevegelse) cause to move, usually with force or pressure

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe refugees were displaced by the war.

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdisplace, move

Mere spesifikke uttrykkbump, crowd out, deracinate, dislocate, dislodge, evacuate, force out, transfer, transplant, uproot

2. displace (om adferd) take the place of or have precedence over

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningLive broadcast of the presidential debate preempts the regular news hour.
Discussion of the emergency situation will preempt the lecture by the professor.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)preempt

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkreplace, supercede, supersede, supervene upon, supplant

3. displace (om adferd) terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe boss fired his secretary today.
The company terminated 25% of its workers.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)can, dismiss, fire, force out, give notice, give the axe, give the sack, sack, send away, terminate

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkremove

Mere spesifikke uttrykkclean out, dismiss, drop, furlough, lay off, pension off, retire, send away, send packing, squeeze out

Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)hire, employ, engage

4. displace (om bevegelse) cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningMove those boxes into the corner, please.
I'm moving my money to another bank.
The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)move

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

Mere spesifikke uttrykkadvance, agitate, beat, blow, bowl over, brandish, bring down, bring forward, bring outside, bring up, bump around, carry, center, centre, change hands, change owners, channel, channelise, channelize, chase away, circulate, circulate, circulate, commove, crowd, dandle, depress, deracinate, direct, disarrange, disgorge, dislocate, dislodge, dispel, displace, distribute, disturb, disunite, divide, drag, draw, draw, drive, drive away, drive off, drive out, drive out, drop, elevate, engage, expel, exteriorize, extirpate, flap, flick, flourish, fluctuate, force, force, force, force out, funnel, get down, get up, glide, herd, hit, hustle, impel, jar, kick out, knock over, lateralize, launch, lay, let down, lift, lift, lift, lock, lower, luxate, mesh, mobilise, mobilize, operate, overturn, part, pass around, pass on, place, place, play, pose, position, post, pour, press down, propel, pull, pull, pulse, pump, push, put, race, raise, raise, raise up, rake, relocate, reposition, revolve, riffle, rock, roll, roll, root out, rouse, rout out, ruffle, run, run off, rush, saltate, scan, send, send, send, separate, set, set in motion, shake up, shake up, shed, shift, shift, ship, singsong, sink, slide, sling, slip, slip, slop, spill, spill, splatter, splay, squeeze, station, stir, stir up, strike, sway, swing, take back, take down, throw out, tip over, transfer, transfer, transfer, translate, translate, transmit, transport, transport, transport, transport, tug, tump over, turn, turn, turn, turn back, turn over, turn over, twine, unroll, unseat, unwind, uproot, upset, upstage, vex, wash, wave, wedge, whistle, whoosh, wind, wind off, woosh, work, work, wrap


Utsagnsord med lignende betydninggo, locomote, move, travel

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