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Engelsk substantiv: land

1. land (om forhold) the land on which real estate is located


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe built the house on land leased from the city.


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkimmovable, real estate, real property, realty


Mere spesifikke uttrykkfarmstead, homestead, no man's land

2. land (om ting) material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe land had never been plowed.
Good agricultural soil.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)ground, soil


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkobject, physical object


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbadlands, bottom, bottomland, coastland, cultivated land, farmland, greensward, overburden, permafrost, ploughland, plowland, polder, rangeland, scablands, sod, sward, tillage, tilled land, tilth, turf, wetland

3. land (om sted) territory over which rule or control is exercised


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis domain extended into Europe.
He made it the law of the land.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)demesne, domain


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkregion


Mere spesifikke uttrykkarchduchy, barony, duchy, dukedom, earldom, emirate, empire, fiefdom, grand duchy, imperium, khanate, kingdom, princedom, principality, realm, sheikdom, sheikhdom, suzerainty, viscounty


Omfatter disse overordnede uttrykkenecountry, land, state

4. land (om ting) the solid part of the earth's surface


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land.
The earth shook for several minutes.
He dropped the logs on the ground.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)dry land, earth, ground, solid ground, terra firma


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkobject, physical object


Mere spesifikke uttrykkarchipelago, beachfront, cape, champaign, coastal plain, field, floor, foreland, forest, island, isthmus, land mass, landmass, mainland, neck, ness, oxbow, peninsula, plain, slash, timber, timberland, wonderland, woodland


Eksempler på mere spesifikke uttrykkAmerica


Omfatter disse overordnede uttrykkeneEarth, globe, world

5. land (om sted) the territory occupied by a nation


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe returned to the land of his birth.
He visited several European countries.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)country, state


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkadministrative district, administrative division, territorial division


Mere spesifikke uttrykkAfrican country, African nation, Asian country, Asian nation, banana republic, buffer country, buffer state, country of origin, European country, European nation, fatherland, homeland, kingdom, mother country, motherland, native land, North American country, North American nation, South American country, South American nation, sultanate, tax haven


Eksempler på mere spesifikke uttrykkAntigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahama Islands, Bahamas, Barbados, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Ceylon, Commonwealth of Australia, Commonwealth of Dominica, Commonwealth of the Bahamas, Comoros, Cuba, Cyprus, Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe, Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Dutch East Indies, East Timor, Etruria, Federal Islamic Republic of the Comoros, Federated States of Micronesia, Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Fiji, Friendly Islands, Grenada, Haiti, Independent State of Papua New Guinea, Independent State of Samoa, Indonesia, Israel, Jamaica, Kingdom of Tonga, Kiribati, Maldives, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Nauru, New Hebrides, New Zealand, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of Cape Verde, Republic of Cuba, Republic of Cyprus, Republic of Fiji, Republic of Haiti, Republic of Indonesia, Republic of Kiribati, Republic of Maldives, Republic of Malta, Republic of Mauritius, Republic of Nauru, Republic of Palau, Republic of Seychelles, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Republic of the Philippines, Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Republic of Turkey, Republic of Vanuatu, Rus, Russia, Russia, Russian Federation, Saint Christopher-Nevis, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Samoa i Sisifo, Sao Thome e Principe, Sao Tome and Principe, Sao Tome e Principe, Seychelles, Sion, Solomon Islands, Soviet Union, Sri Lanka, St. Christopher-Nevis, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Thomas and Principe, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, State of Israel, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, TT, TT, Turkey, Turkmen, Turkmenia, Turkmenistan, Turkomen, Tuvalu, Ukraine, Ukrayina, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, Upper Volta, USSR, Vanuatu, Western Samoa, Yisrael, Zion


Omfatter disse spesifikke uttrykkdemesne, domain, land, midland


Tilhører disse spesifikke uttrykkenedepartment, province, state

6. land (om tilstand) a domain in which something is dominant


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe untroubled kingdom of reason.
A land of make-believe.
The rise of the realm of cotton in the south.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)kingdom, realm


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkarea, arena, domain, field, orbit, sphere


Mere spesifikke uttrykklotus land, lotusland

7. land (om forhold) extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe family owned a large estate on Long Island.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)acres, demesne, estate, landed estate


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkimmovable, real estate, real property, realty


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbarony, countryseat, Crown land, entail, feoff, fief, freehold, glebe, hacienda, homestead, leasehold, manor, plantation, seigneury, seigniory, signory, smallholding

8. land (om gruppe) the people who live in a nation or country


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA statement that sums up the nation's mood.
The news was announced to the nation.
The whole country worshipped him.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)country, nation


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkpeople


Mere spesifikke uttrykkBritish, British people, Brits, Dutch, Dutch people, English, English people, French, French people, Irish, Irish people, Spanish, Spanish people, Swiss, Swiss people


Tilhører disse spesifikke uttrykkenenational, subject

9. land (om gruppe) a politically organized body of people under a single government


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe state has elected a new president.
African nations.
Students who had come to the nation's capitol.
The country's largest manufacturer.
An industrialized land.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)body politic, commonwealth, country, nation, res publica, state


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkpolitical entity, political unit


Mere spesifikke uttrykkally, city state, city-state, commonwealth country, developing country, Dominion, foreign country, great power, major power, power, Reich, renegade state, rogue nation, rogue state, sea power, superpower, suzerain, world power


Eksempler på mere spesifikke uttrykkEelam, Tamil Eelam


Omfatter disse spesifikke uttrykkestate, estate of the realm, the three estates

10. Land (om person) United States inventor who incorporated Polaroid film into lenses and invented the one step photographic process (1909-1991)


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)Din Land, Edwin Herbert Land


Eksempler på mindre spesifikke uttrykkartificer, discoverer, industrialist, inventor

11. land (om handling) agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningFarming is a strenuous life.
There's no work on the land any more.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)farming


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkbusiness, job, line, line of work, occupation


Engelsk verb: land

1. land (om bevegelse) reach or come to rest


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe bird landed on the highest branch.
The plane landed in Istanbul.


Eksempler på anvendelseThe airplane is sure to land


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)set down


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkarrive, come, get


Mere spesifikke uttrykkalight, beach, belly-land, crash land, debark, disembark, force-land, light, perch, port, set down, touch down, undershoot

2. land (om bevegelse) cause to come to the ground


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe pilot managed to land the airplane safely.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)bring down, put down


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkarrive, come, get


Medførerland, set down


Overordnet kategoriair, air travel, aviation

3. land (om endring) bring into a different state


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis may land you in jail.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)bring


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkalter, change, modify

4. land (om bevegelse) bring ashore


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe drug smugglers landed the heroin on the beach of the island.


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkbring, convey, take


Mere spesifikke uttrykkground, run aground, strand, strand

5. land (om forhold) deliver (a blow)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe landed several blows on his opponent's head.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something PP


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdeliver, drive home

6. land (om bevegelse) arrive on shore


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe ship landed in Pearl Harbor.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)set ashore, shore


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkarrive, come, get

7. land (om bevegelse) shoot at and force to come down


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe enemy landed several of our aircraft.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)down, shoot down


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something









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