Engelsk ordbok



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Engelsk substantiv: essay

1. essay (om kommunikasjon) an analytic or interpretive literary composition


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkpiece of writing, writing, written material


Mere spesifikke uttrykkcomposition, disquisition, memoir, paper, report, thanatopsis, theme

2. essay (om handling) a tentative attempt


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkattempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try


Engelsk verb: essay

1. essay (om adferd) make an effort or attempt


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe tried to shake off his fears.
The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps.
The police attempted to stop the thief.
He sought to improve himself.
She always seeks to do good in the world.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey essay to move


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)assay, attempt, seek, try


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkact, move


Mere spesifikke uttrykkadventure, chance, endeavor, endeavour, fight, gamble, give it a try, give it a try, give it a whirl, grope, have a go, hazard, lay on the line, pick up the gauntlet, put on the line, risk, risk, run a risk, strive, struggle, take a chance, take a dare, take chances

2. essay (om adferd) put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis approach has been tried with good results.
Test this recipe.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)examine, prove, test, try, try out


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkevaluate, judge, pass judgment


Mere spesifikke uttrykkcontrol, field-test, float, verify









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