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Engelsk navneord: instrument

1. instrument (om genstand) a device that requires skill for proper use

Mindre specifikke termerdevice

Mere specifikke termeranalyser, analyzer, arm, cauterant, cautery, drafting instrument, engine, extractor, instrument of execution, instrument of punishment, measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system, medical instrument, navigational instrument, optical instrument, plotter, scientific instrument, sonograph, surveying instrument, surveyor's instrument, tracer, weapon, weapon system, whip

2. instrument (om handling) the means whereby some act is accomplished

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningMy greed was the instrument of my destruction.
Science has given us new tools to fight disease.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)tool

Mindre specifikke termeragency, means, way

3. instrument (om person) a person used by another to gain an end

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cat's-paw, pawn

Mindre specifikke termerassistant, help, helper, supporter

4. instrument (om kommunikation) (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)legal document, legal instrument, official document

Mindre specifikke termerdocument, papers, written document

Mere specifikke termeracquittance, act, affidavit, arraignment, articles of incorporation, assignment, authorisation, authorization, bill, bill of indictment, brief, certificate, conveyance, debenture, deed, deed of conveyance, deed of trust, derivative, derivative instrument, enactment, impeachment, income tax return, indictment, judgement, judgment, judicial writ, law, legal brief, legal opinion, letters of administration, letters patent, letters testamentary, licence, license, living will, mandate, manifest, measure, negotiable instrument, opinion, passport, patent, permit, power of attorney, release, return, security, ship's papers, tax return, testament, title, trust deed, will, work papers, work permit, working papers, writ, written agreement

Overordnet emneområdejurisprudence, law

5. instrument (om kommunikation) the semantic role of the entity (usually inanimate) that the agent uses to perform an action or start a process

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)instrumental role

Mindre specifikke termerparticipant role, semantic role

6. instrument (om genstand) any of various devices or contrivances that can be used to produce musical tones or sounds

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)musical instrument

Mindre specifikke termerdevice

Mere specifikke termerbarrel organ, bass, calliope, electronic instrument, electronic musical instrument, grind organ, hand organ, hurdy gurdy, hurdy-gurdy, jew's harp, jews' harp, keyboard instrument, mouth bow, music box, musical box, percussion instrument, percussive instrument, steam organ, street organ, stringed instrument, wind, wind instrument

Engelsk udsagnsord: instrument

1. instrument (om forhold) equip with instruments for measuring, recording, or controlling

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

Mindre specifikke termerequip, fit, fit out, outfit

2. instrument (om tilvejebringelse) write an instrumental score for

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)instrumentate

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termercompose, write

Overordnet emneområdeeuphony, music

3. instrument (om kommunikation) address a legal document to

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termeraddress, direct

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