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Engelsk substantiv: spot

1. spot (om sted) a point located with respect to surface features of some region


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis is a nice place for a picnic.
A bright spot on a planet.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)place, topographic point


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkpoint


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbirthplace, crest, crown, end, grave, heights, hiding place, high, hole-in-the-wall, holy, holy place, junction, mecca, nesting place, overlook, peak, place of birth, polling place, polling station, pool, puddle, rendezvous, sanctum, scour, service area, showplace, solitude, stop, summit, target, target area, tip, tomb, top, zone

2. spot (om kommunikasjon) a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising


Mindre spesifikke uttrykksection, subdivision

3. spot (om egenskap) an outstanding characteristic


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis acting was one of the high points of the movie.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)point


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcharacteristic

4. spot (om egenskap) a blemish made by dirt


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe had a smudge on his cheek.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)blot, daub, slur, smear, smirch, smudge


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkblemish, defect, mar


Mere spesifikke uttrykkblotch, fingermark, fingerprint, inkblot, splodge, splotch

5. spot (om egenskap) a small contrasting part of something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA bald spot.
A leopard's spots.
A patch of clouds.
Patches of thin ice.
A fleck of red.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)dapple, fleck, maculation, patch, speckle


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkmarking


Mere spesifikke uttrykkfacula, facula, fret, macula, macula, macule, mock sun, nebula, parhelion, pinpoint, plaque, speck, splash, sundog, sunspot, worn spot

6. spot (om kommunikasjon) a section of an entertainment that is assigned to a specific performer or performance


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey changed his spot on the program.


Mindre spesifikke uttrykksection, subdivision

7. spot (om gjenstand) a business establishment for entertainment


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningNight spot.


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkbusiness establishment, place of business


Mere spesifikke uttrykkcabaret, clip joint, club, hot spot, hotspot, joint, night club, nightclub, nightspot

8. spot (om handling) a job in an organization


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe occupied a post in the treasury.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)berth, billet, office, place, position, post, situation


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


Mere spesifikke uttrykkacademicianship, accountantship, admiralty, ambassadorship, apostleship, apprenticeship, associateship, attorneyship, bailiffship, baronetage, bishopry, cadetship, caliphate, captaincy, captainship, cardinalship, chair, chairmanship, chancellorship, chaplaincy, chaplainship, chieftaincy, chieftainship, clerkship, commandership, commandery, comptrollership, consulship, controllership, councillorship, councilorship, counsellorship, counselorship, curacy, curatorship, custodianship, deanery, deanship, directorship, discipleship, editorship, eldership, emirate, episcopate, fatherhood, fatherhood, feudal lordship, foremanship, generalcy, generalship, governorship, headship, headship, hot seat, incumbency, inspectorship, instructorship, internship, judgeship, judicature, khanate, lectureship, legateship, legation, legislatorship, librarianship, lieutenancy, magistracy, magistrature, managership, manhood, marshalship, mastership, mayoralty, messiahship, moderatorship, overlordship, pastorate, pastorship, peasanthood, plum, praetorship, precentorship, preceptorship, prefecture, prelacy, prelature, premiership, presidency, presidentship, primateship, principalship, priorship, proconsulate, proconsulship, proctorship, professorship, protectorship, public office, rabbinate, receivership, rectorate, rectorship, regency, residency, rulership, sainthood, secretaryship, seigneury, seigniory, senatorship, sinecure, solicitorship, speakership, stewardship, studentship, teachership, thaneship, throne, treasurership, tribuneship, trusteeship, vice-presidency, viceroyship, viziership, wardenship, wardership, womanhood

9. spot (om tilstand) a slight attack of illness


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe has a touch of rheumatism.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)touch


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkattack

10. spot (om mengde eller mål) a small piece or quantity of something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA spot of tea.
A bit of paper.
A bit of lint.
I gave him a bit of my mind.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)bit


Mindre spesifikke uttrykksmall indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity

11. spot (om kommunikasjon) a mark on a die or on a playing card (shape depending on the suit)


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)pip


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkmark, marker, marking


Omfatter disse overordnede uttrykkeneplaying card

12. spot (om gjenstand) a lamp that produces a strong beam of light to illuminate a restricted area; used to focus attention of a stage performer


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)spotlight


Mindre spesifikke uttrykklamp


Tilhører disse overordnede uttrykkenetheater light

13. spot (om gjenstand) a playing card with a specified number of pips on it to indicate its value


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAn eight-spot.


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkplaying card


Mere spesifikke uttrykkeight, eight-spot, five, five-spot, four, four-spot, nine, nine-spot, seven, seven-spot, six, six-spot, ten, ten-spot

14. spot (om handling) an act that brings discredit to the person who does it


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe made a huge blot on his copybook.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)blot, smear, smirch, stain


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkerror, fault, mistake


Engelsk verb: spot

1. spot (om oppfatninger) catch sight of


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)descry, espy, spy


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykksight, spy

2. spot (om oppfatninger) detect with the senses


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards.
I can't make out the faces in this photograph.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)discern, distinguish, make out, pick out, recognise, recognize, tell apart


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


Mere spesifikke uttrykkdiscriminate, resolve


Kan forårsakecomprehend, perceive

3. spot (om relasjon) mar or impair with a flaw


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHer face was blemished.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)blemish


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkbegrime, bemire, colly, dirty, grime, soil

4. spot (om relasjon) make a spot or mark onto


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe wine spotted the tablecloth.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)blob, blot, fleck


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkchange surface


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbespatter, bespeckle, defile, maculate, spatter, speckle, splotch, stain, sully, tarnish


Utsagnsord med lignende betydningstain

5. spot (om endring) become spotted


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis dress spots quickly.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkchange


Mere spesifikke uttrykkfox, freckle

6. spot (om endring) mark with a spot or spots so as to allow easy recognition


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSpot the areas that one should clearly identify.


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkmark


Mere spesifikke uttrykkcloud, dapple, freckle, mottle









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